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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

PODCAST: All eyes (still) on the Fed

The Fed is watching oil just as closely as the rest of us.
Sony Pictures Studios this month in Los Angeles.

PODCAST: The Sony cancellation

Vagueness from the Fed, the Sony cancellation, and farmworkers use tech for better wages.

PODCAST: Hacker threats reach beyond Sony

The ruble continues to slide, the Sony hackers get serious, and marijuana expands its reach.

PODCAST: Lend me your art

The Fed reacts to oil prices, the wealth gap for minorities, and the British Museum lends to Russia.

PODCAST: Fighting drought with technology

The Russian ruble, PetSmart's pricetag, and California's drought.
Gold bars

PODCAST: New profits for drug cartels

A lending company's IPO, Google News shuts down in Spain, and drug cartels find new profits.

Drug cartels find new ways to make money

Mexican and Colombian drug cartels are diversifying their sources of income.
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Businessman holding dollar bills in his hand in Berlin, Germany.

PODCAST: Redefining currency in the Congo

Oil prices drop to record low, Detroit gets a break, and the U.S. dollar in Eastern Congo.

PODCAST: Airbnb gets a makeover

Chinese stock, the flu vaccine, and Airbnb rebrands.

PODCAST: Diversifying the police force

H&R Block offers ACA help, diversifying police forces, and lame-duck productivity.


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