David Brancaccio is the host of Marketplace Morning Report.

In the early 1990s, Brancaccio was Marketplace’s European correspondent based in London, and hosted Marketplace 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.  He also hosted public television’s California Connected and hosted a series of long-form public radio documentaries on international affairs produced by the Stanley Foundation. He served as special correspondent for Marketplace’s Economy 4.0 series, which focused on in-depth reporting on ways to make the economy better serve more people.  Most recently, Brancaccio hosted Marketplace Tech, Marketplace's daily technology program. 

Brancaccio specializes in telling stories important to our economy and our democracy through the eyes of the real people who live in the cross hairs of crucial issues. His accessible yet authoritative approach to investigative reporting and in-depth interviewing earned his work the highest honors in broadcast journalism, including the Peabody, the Columbia-duPont, the Emmy, and the Walter Cronkite awards.

A new version of Brancaccio's public television special about Main Street as an engine of economic innovation called Fixing the Future will soon be a feature-length documentary.  He is author of a book about Americans applying their personal values to their money, entitled Squandering Aimlessly.  

Brancaccio has a bachelor's degree from Wesleyan University and a master's degree in journalism from Stanford University.  He has appeared on CNBC, MSNBC, and BBC television and his newspaper work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Baltimore Sun, and Britain’s The Guardian.  Brancaccio is an avid bicyclist and photographer and a very proud father of three.

Press and media requests for interviews, media appearances and live appearances should be sent to communications@marketplace.org.

 

Features By David Brancaccio

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PODCAST: YouTubing for dollars? College prep for the summer

Could YouTube start charging? Summer vacation turns to college prep. And the least flexible part of the Workplace Flexibility Act.
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Obama's digital director takes his talents to business world

Big data helped the President Obama's campaign team identify potential voters and get them to the polls. Now Teddy Goff, who was digital director of Obama's 2012 campaign, is taking his ideas to the business world.
Posted In: Obama, big data, social media, media
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Quitting the Internet cold turkey

Ever tried to quit something cold turkey? What about the Internet? On May 1, 2012, Paul Miller of the tech site The Verge cut himself off from the Internet. No web, no streaming, no email, no texts, or voicemails.
Posted In: Internet, social media
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Has Facebook saturation finally set in?

Social networks are growing in China, but are they still on the up and up in the U.S.?
Posted In: Facebook, China, social media
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Social media is no soap box for the poor: Study

A new study by the Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project shows that social media and the Internet are not helping much to get poorer people engaged in civic life.
Posted In: pew, intenet, social media, politics, Wealth and Poverty
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What's inside that brand new Samsung phone?

The iPhone is like the Golden Gate Bridge: It hogs attention, but the Bay Bridge to and from Oakland gets used more often. So what's the Bay Bridge in this analogy? The Samsung Galaxy.
Posted In: samsung, iPhone, smartphone, mobile
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The Internet is coming to your car, watch, and dishwater, but can our systems handle it?

The Internet is powered by vast banks of computers which chew up energy. That's a big cost for the people who run these servers -- and the earth, depending on how all the electricity is generated.
Posted In: Internet, sustainability, efficiency
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Philly Tech Week: It's always techie in Philadelphia

Tech has never just been about Silicon Valley, and Philadelphia wants the world to know that.
Posted In: Philadelphia, Silicon Valley, Warby Parker
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7 days, 1 car, 3,375 miles: Tallying up a road trip across America

Jamie Kitman, New York editor of Automobile Magazine, has just completed driving a $240,000 McLaren sports car across the country. Along the way, he made a few pit stops with Marketplace Tech.
Posted In: cars, auto industry, Auto
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AP Twitter hack: Is it getting harder to protect yourself against suspicious emails?

A fake tweet from the AP caused the Dow to fall almost about one percent on Tuesday.
Posted In: Twitter, hacking, Associated Press, news media

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