David Brancaccio is the host of American Public Media’s Marketplace Morning Report. Marketplace is the most popular business program in the United States.  His reporting has focused on the future of the economy,  financial and labor markets, technology, the environment and social enterprises. 

 In the early 1990s, Brancaccio was Marketplace's European correspondent based in

London, and hosted Marketplace’s evening program from 1993 to 2003.  He co-anchored the PBS television news magazine program NOW with journalist Bill Moyers from 2003 to 2005, before taking over as the program's solo anchor in 2005. His feature-length documentary film, Fixing the Future, appeared in theaters nationwide in 2012.  Among his awards for broadcast journalism are the Peabody, the DuPont-Columbia, the Cronkite, and the Emmy.

Brancaccio has a bachelor's degree from Wesleyan University and a master's degree in journalism from Stanford University.  He has appeared on CBS, CNBC, MSNBC, and BBC World Service Television; his newspaper work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Baltimore Sun, and Britain's The Guardian.  David is author of the book “Squandering Aimlessly,” an exploration of how Americans apply their personal values to their money. He is married to Mary Brancaccio, a poet and educator.  He grew up in Waterville, Maine and also attended schools in Madagascar, Ghana, and Italy. His enjoys public speaking, bicycling and photography.


Features by David Brancaccio

Tourists pose in front of the iconic Wall Street Bull near the New York Stock Exchange on September 16, 2013 in New York City.

PODCAST: The relationship of regulating

Airstrikes in Yemen, "regulatory capture," and money lessons from playing in a rock band.
Wall Street

Balancing collaboration and skepticism in regulation

Why one Wall Street lawyer thinks "regulatory capture" is a myth.
Posted In: Wall Street, bank bailout, financial bailout

PODCAST: What do you do with a liberal arts education?

A giant food merger, RadioShack's batteries die, and a look at the liberal arts education.

PODCAST: Spicing things up

The effects of oil on industry, warnings about e-cigarettes, and spices become a hot item.

PODCAST: Protecting student privacy

Protecting student data, sales on existing homes, and renting your own office.

PODCAST: A grande race relations conversation

An announcement from Tesla, Starbucks' race initiative, and women breaking into construction.

PODCAST: AT&T out, Apple in

Decoding the statement from the fed, the new Dow debuts, and cars in the age of cheap gas.


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