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

Conan back on late night -- on TBS

Are you with Coco? After Conan O'Brien was ousted from NBC's "Tonight Show," many speculated that he would head over to the Fox network. But in a...
Posted In: Conan O'Brien, late night talk shows

Magazine to publish 'black list' of worst companies

Corporate Responsibility Magazine has spent over a decade publishing a list of the 100 best corporate citizens. But for its April-May issue, which...
Posted In: transparency, worst companies

Professor salaries increase by lowest % in 50 years

The American Association of University Professors' 2009-2010 report on faculty salaries shows that the average salary for a full-time faculty...
Posted In: Education, professors

Young workers squeezed out of labor force

According to a study by the Economic Policy Institute, young workers are being pushed out of the labor market as older workers delay retirement or...
Posted In: baby boomers, Retirement, working

U.S. consumers cut back on drinking

A study by the business advisory firm AlixPartners says the many U.S. consumers plan to drink around the same or less this year....
Posted In: drinking

New Barbie's a code slinger

After computer engineers got wind of a Mattel voting campaign to figure out Barbie's next career, the newest doll comes dressed in a binary code...
Posted In: Barbie

Wal-Mart to reduce prices on several items

Facing months of slowing sales, Wal-Mart is slashing prices on thousands of products. The world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart's sales at U.S. stores...
Posted In: Wal-Mart, Walmart

AT&T to rebrand as lifestyle company

Anyone catch that new Tiger Woods Nike commercial? Where his deceased father speaks while the golf icon just stands there? It's just the first of...
Posted In: AT&T

FDA expresses caution on antibacterial soap

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration acknowledged the potential harmful effects of antibacterial chemicals like triclosan, which is used in many...
Posted In: Antibacterial, triclosan

State of emergency declared in Thailand

Thailand's prime minister has declared a state of emergency after "red-shirt" protesters broke into the parliament building, sending government...
Posted In: Thailand

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