Dave Shaw is Marketplace's Washington Bureau Chief, overseeing the program’s bureau in Washington, D.C., as well as the Marketplace Health Desk based at WHYY in Philadelphia. He’s a regular editor of Marketplace Tech and has filled in as Marketplace’s managing editor. Dave joined the Marketplace team in 2013 from The New York Times, where he was an editor on the sports desk.
Dave's radio career started at WBZ in Boston, where he was a writer; he later joined WBUR, Boston's NPR news station, where he worked as a writer, then as a producer and managing editor for WBUR when the station won the 2010 Edward R. Murrow award for Overall Excellence and the 2011 Murrow for its web site, wbur.org. Dave's non-radio experience includes copy editing the Massachusetts drivers’ license manual and a stint as a pub trivia question writer.
He's a graduate of Boston University and lives in Washington.