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.

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Features by David Brancaccio

Facebook introduced an update to its Messenger app March 17 allowing friends to send money to each other.

Status update: Facebook Messenger helps split the bill

The app adds the option to send and receive money between friends.
Posted In: Facebook, messenger, facebook money, apps, money apps

The "Blurred Lines" case could have a chilling effect

Issues of inspiration and copyright get even more complicated over decades.
Posted In: Pharrell Williams, Music, copyright law, copyright

PODCAST: Party for parity

Party for parity, Goldman Sachs' failing grade, and grads in the high-tech industry.

PODCAST: A six year bull market

A six year bull market, robots choosing sponsored ads, and today's job market.

PODCAST: Purifying water

A slower growth for the economy, credit cards get more secure, and purifying water in D.C. makes money

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