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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.

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Features by Daryl Paranada

Target to sell Kindle, B&N's ad campaign for Nook

If you're thinking of purchasing a Kindle, you can head on over to your nearest Target soon. Target will begin selling Amazon's Kindle beginning...
Posted In: e-reader, Kindle, Nook

Obama makes push for financial reform in speech

President Obama moved forward with a push for financial regulation during a speech Thursday at Cooper Union in Lower Manhattan. With some of Wall...
Posted In: Obama financial reform speech

Financial woes put Bond film on hold

What does it take to stop James Bond? Money woes at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The studio, which is home to the James Bond franchise, is $3.7 billion in...
Posted In: James Bond

Brain-training games may not make you smarter

If you've spent some time using computer games and websites to become smarter, well, you may be out of luck. A new study published by the journal...
Posted In: brain-training games

Teens prefer texts over calls to reach friends

A new survey from the Pew Internet & American Life Project says texting has skyrocketed for teens. The survey says teens prefer texting to...
Posted In: teen, texting

Google unveils censorship, user data requests

For the first time, Google has disclosed the number of requests it has received from government agencies worldwide to remove content from its...
Posted In: Google

Census: Women equal men in earning advanced degrees

According to 2009 U.S. census figures, women are virtually equal to men in obtaining advanced degrees. Nearly 6 in 10 advance degree holders...
Posted In: census, Education

Appliances rebate program a hit

U.S. consumers are quickly snatching up government rebates for energy-efficient appliances....
Posted In: appliances, rebate

A system that turns your arm into buttons

Microsoft Research and Carnegie Mellon University have created a system called Skinput that allows you to turn your body into a touch interface....
Posted In: Skinput

A list of 2010's expensive stuff

Businessweek has a cool feature on the world's most expensive stuff 2010. While most of us scaled back on spending because of the recession, it...
Posted In: Expensive stuff

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