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: The Franc and the Euro

Target gets out of Canada, the Swiss get out of the euro, and VW's award winning car.

PODCAST: A bittersweet future for chocolate

Retail sales down, rethinking college sports, and a shortage of chocolate

PODCAST: Lithuania adopts the euro

A big couple of days for pharmaceutical buy-outs, and Lithuania joins the EU.

PODCAST: Golf greens go green

Autos in 2015, an exciting game with a boring name, and converted golf courses.

PODCAST: Maybe don't hit the gym

Foreign currency shifts, ads before "I Have a Dream," and broken new year's resolutions.

Lithuania rings in the new year with a new currency

It's the 19th state to adopt the euro.
Posted In: euro, Eurozone, currency

PODCAST: Federal contractors get a raise

Plus: the "Internet of things" at CES and a look ahead at 2015's big tech stories.

PODCAST: AirTran gets grounded

Interest rates for 2015, Uber's big night, and AirTran gets grounded.

PODCAST: Consumer confidence trending upwards

The state of the markets, consumer confidence, and manufacturing in the U.S.


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