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

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
Boeing

PODCAST: Let's focus, pilots

The fall of consumer prices, the budget for trains in India, and a memo to United Airlines pilots.
Janet Yellen attends up to 11 meetings a day.

PODCAST: Will June be busting out interest rates?

Asking when the fed will raise interest rates, a sex discrimination suit in the tech industry, and a conversation about inverted companies.

PODCAST: A state of the art tunnel

Fed chair Janet Yellen briefs Congress, more on the Time Warner/Comcast merger, and D.C. builds an underground tunnel.

PODCAST: Discrimination vs. a dress code

A question of religious garb at work, YouTube targets content to kids, and the big money in Chicago's mayoral elections.

PODCAST: Architecture finds its place in Shanghai

Back up plans for Greece, American architects in China, and documentaries with a business angle.

PODCAST: Finding diversity in sports leadership

Germany rejects an extension, when to raise interest rates, and promoting diversity in sports.
Bathers relax at the pebble and sand beach beside turquoise waters at Porto Katsiki, on the island of Lefkada, Greece.

Germany says no to a six month extension for Greece

A conversation with economist Elena Panaritis, advisor to the Greek government.
Posted In: Greece, Germany, Euro zone

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