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

White House to undergo renovations

The White House is getting a facelift. This weekend, construction crews will start the biggest renovation since the Truman Era. Back then, the...
Posted In: white house

Report: 1 in 8 swimming pools closed for code violations

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says many public swimming pools are dirty. According to the report, one in eight...
Posted In: swimming pools

London unveils Olympic mascots

Two one-eyed, cyclops-like creatures -- with a modern twist -- have been unveiled as the mascots for the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics....
Posted In: London Olympics

U.K. survey: iPhone more important invention than toilet

iPhone or washing machine? iPhone or space travel? iPhone or internal combustion engine? If you had to pick between the pairs, which would be the...
Posted In: inventions

The end of high-top sneakers?

Game one of the Western Conference Finals between the Phoenix Suns and the Los Angeles Lakers went to the Lakers. The series features two of the...
Posted In: NBA

Report: Video, social media sites used to market alcohol to youth

When Smirnoff released its Raw Tea line, it promoted the alcoholic beverages with a viral video advertising campaign based on the musical...
Posted In: Alcohol advertising

YouTube turns 5

YouTube celebrated its fifth birthday on Sunday. And with 2 million people viewing videos on the site daily, it doesn't show any signs of slowing...
Posted In: YouTube

GM posts $865-million first quarter profit

If you're a taxpayer, you own a piece of General Motors. And, well, congratulations!...
Posted In: GM

Will new Heinz ketchup formula have you seeing red?

This summer, while you pour some Heinz ketchup over your fries, you might find that it tastes a little funny....
Posted In: Heinz ketchup

Which websites are the top publishers of display ads?

Bombarded by ads when you visit your favorite websites? A new study released by comScore says more than 1 trillion display ads were received by...
Posted In: online advertising


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