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: 275,000 education jobs may be cut

A new survey by the American Association of School Administrators says 82 percent of U.S. school districts are expected to cut jobs and more than...
Posted In: Education

Another recall for Tylenol maker

The makers of Tylenol have recalled more than 40 products from store shelves - most aimed at children - because of concerns over quality. Among the...
Posted In: Tylenol

Goldman Sachs seeks to improve PR

Goldman Sachs is on a bid to repair its reputation. The bank has hired Mark Fabiani, a PR vet who aided former President Bill Clinton through the...
Posted In: Goldman Sachs

Apple: One million iPads sold

Apple has announced that it has sold its one millionth iPad - only 28 days after it was introduced on April 3. The tech giant also announced that...
Posted In: apple, iPad

The world's most caffeinated countries

Hmm? Did America top the list? According to Businessweek, although the U.S. consumes the most coffee, it "can't crack the top 10 on a per-capita...
Posted In: coffee

Conan O'Brien to appear on '60 Minutes'

Conan O'Brien has given his first post-Tonight Show interview to "60 Minutes." The interview airs this Sunday, May 2nd. NBC apparently prohibited O...
Posted In: Conan O'Brien

County bans Happy Meal toys

If you're planning to buy a McDonald's Happy Meal for your kid in California's Silicon Valley sometime soon, don't expect to get a toy....
Posted In: Happy Meal, McDonald's

Controversy over KFC pink buckets

Kentucky Fried Chicken has launched a campaign to fight breast cancer with big pink buckets of chicken....
Posted In: breast cancer, KFC

Obama puts focus on economic efforts in rural U.S.

President Obama continued his two-day trip through rural America to talk about his economic efforts, clean-energy plans and the need to reform the...
Posted In: Obama, rural America

More high school grads head to college

New high school graduates are choosing college more than ever. The U.S. Department of Labor reported that 70.1 percent of the class of 2009 high...
Posted In: Education


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