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

An income tax form.

A closer look at inheritance taxes

How would president's trust fund plans affect controversial inheritance taxes?
Posted In: Inheritance, trust fund, Taxes
Federal Communications Commission Proposes New Open Internet Rules

PODCAST: VIP internet

Middle-class economics, the U.S. Conference of Mayors, and the latest in net neutrality debates.

PODCAST: Faster, supercomputer! Faster!

College tuition, a new dark pool, and making the fastest supercomputer.
State of the Union

Closing the loophole on a tax advantage

More on President Barack Obama's proposal.
Posted In: State of the Union, tax cuts, trust fund
The scene at the opening of the 2014 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

PODCAST: The World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum convenes, obstacles facing female CEOs, and practice cyber wars.

Addressing the obstacles facing female CEOs

CEO Jules Pieri says women shouldn't think outside the box, they should create it.
Posted In: female, women in management, women in tech

PODCAST: Breaking the Google Glass

Travel to Cuba, the end of Google Glass, and digging for sand in the midwest.

A disappearing industry in Lorain, Ohio

As the price of crude oil falls, so does the demand for steel.
Posted In: steel, Ohio, Industry

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


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