Daryl Paranada is the associate web producer for Marketplace, overseeing all daily website content and production, as well as producing multimedia features and special projects. He also films, edits, and produces the popular economic explainer video series, Marketplace Whiteboard, hosted by Paddy Hirsch. Paranada's multimedia work has been featured via Marketplace Money collaborations with The New York Times, the Marketplace Minute as well as projects like “Lot 354: Anatomy of the Housing Crisis,” and “Bailout: Follow the Money,” a special report tracking the disbursement and repayment of government bailout funds.

Paranada joined Marketplace in 2008 during the height of the financial crisis and has worked with every Marketplace program. Prior to Marketplace, he wrote and reported for diverse news organizations such as Mother Jones, Los Angeles CityBeat, The Huffington Post, Us Weekly and The Cape Argus Tonight in South Africa. Paranada has also worked closely with students as an editorial assistant at the Constitutional Rights Foundation and a volunteer at the nonprofit writing and tutoring center 826LA. Paranada reported on the 2008 presidential election through a News21 fellowship from the Carnegie Corporation and Knight Foundation. He also participated in the 2010 Fulbright Berlin Capital Program, which enabled him to partake in a series of seminars and visits to German media, political and cultural institutions.  

He holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Southern California and bachelor’s degrees in English and communications from the University of California, Davis. A native of Vallejo, Calif., Paranada currently resides in Los Angeles where he enjoys playing tennis, listening to music and traveling.


Features by Daryl Paranada

Survey: Business economists say employment outlook at 12-year high

A new survey from the National Association for Business Economics shows signs of a strengthening economic recovery -- with a number of firms indi...
Posted In: employment, National Association for Business Economics

EXCERPT: Reality Is Broken

The following excerpt is from *"Reality Is Broken" *by Jane McGonigal. Learn more about the book....
Posted In: Jane McGonigal

How much is your fancy cupcake worth?

Would you pay $4.50 for a fancy cupcake? How about $66 million for the Crumbs? Crumbs Bake Shop, the nation's largest cupcake chain, is going p...
Posted In: Crumbs, cupcakes, IPO

Italy bans plastic bags, strives to be more eco-friendly

Italy is saying ciao to plastic bags. The country banned plastic bags in stores nationwide as part of a New Years pledge to improve the environm...
Posted In: plastic bags, sustainability

The Way We're Working Isn't Working: The Four Forgotten Needs that Energize Great Performance

Title: The Way We're Working Isn't Working: The Four Forgotten Needs That Energize Great Performance Authors: Tony Schwartz, Jean Gomes, Catheri...
Posted In: Catherine McCarthy, Jean Gomes, Tony Schwartz

Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose

Title: Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose Author: Tony Hsieh Publisher: Business Plus Type: Non Fiction Released: ...
Posted In: Tony Hsieh

The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine

Title: The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine Author: Michael Lewis Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company Type: Non Fiction Released: Mar...
Posted In: Michael Lewis


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