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: European banks leery of Bitcoin

Bitcoin in the EU. Gas prices and mass transit. And, food waste in India.

Finding a job isn't just a young person's problem

Workers over 55 are finding difficulty returning to the work force.
Posted In: Jobs, jobs report

PODCAST: Jobs are up for June

The jobs report for June, the older generation of unemployed workers, and President Obama on Marketplace.

PODCAST: Companies get healthy

Alleged gender discrimination at Goldman Sachs, a bitcoin auction, and companies trying to be healthier.

When the 'sharing economy' doesn't really play fair

The sharing economy maintains some of the same problems as traditional businesses.

PODCAST: Shrinking office space

A look at the S&P 500, shrinking office space, and the "share" in sharing.

PODCAST: The house doesn't win

Robert McDonald's P&G past, trouble in Atlantic City, and financial planners for political giving.

Remembering a Rockefeller and his gift of time

How Richard Rockefeller created a true sharing economy in Portland, Maine
Posted In: sharing economy, Portland

Michael Jackson: the businessman behind the musician

Michael Jackson, the musician and the businessman
Posted In: Michael Jackson, music industry

PODCAST: The cost of classroom wi-fi

The end of the export-import bank, the current state of the GED, and getting wi-fi into classrooms


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