David Brancaccio

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 focuses 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 he 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.  Brancaccio is author of the book Squandering Aimlessly, an exploration of how Americans apply their personal values to their money. His wife, Mary Brancaccio, is 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

A shopper pays cash for sales merchandise at the Lakeline Mall in Austin, Texas.

PODCAST: Revising economic growth

The winter wasn't as cold as we thought, and Egypt battles goods made in China.
 Euro coins lay on a 1,000-Drachma note, the currency in Greece before the euro.

PODCAST: Emergency Grexit

The Greek backup plan, and the corkscrew used by the professionals.
A Chipotle restaurant.

PODCAST: Biting the hand that feeds you burritos

Fiat Chrysler's recall, raising interest rates, and Chipotle workers head to court.

PODCAST: Housing sales for June

Home sales, Chinese stock, and President Obama's visit to Kenya.
President's day was once celebrated through bicycle races and bicycle sales.

PODCAST: Improving infrastructure with bikes

An unemployment low, a healthcare merger, and a bike app that improves infrastructure.

Pearson nears deal to sell the Financial Times

Standardized testing may have something to do with the decision.
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PODCAST: Banking in Cuba

U.S. and Cuban finances, and a database that helps transgender people find understanding care.

PODCAST: A boom in hotel building

New bank regulations, Apple earnings, and a new hotel boom.

PODCAST: Fast-tracking doctors

Gold prices tumble, and doctors get out of school early.


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