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.


Features by David Brancaccio

Bathers relax at the pebble and sand beach beside turquoise waters at Porto Katsiki, on the island of Lefkada, Greece.

PODCAST: An impasse in Greece

Negotiations in Greece, the government addresses untested rape kits, and Etsy's competitors

PODCAST: The biggest bank robbery of all time?

Hackers seem to have taken up to $1 billion over a year.

PODCAST: The film industry heads south

New jobs vs. low sales, and why more film production is headed to Georgia.
A sign is displayed on the exterior of a RadioShack store in San Rafael, California.

PODCAST: Radio Shack bonuses

The right time to strike, Radio Shack hands out bonuses, and technology helps seniors work longer.

PODCAST: First comes hacking, then comes fraud

NBC news' branding problem, and how hacking could lead to tax fraud.

PODCAST: What's old is new again

The JOLTS report, vaccinations in college, and popular wallpaper.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

PODCAST: German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits U.S.

The situation in Greece, German Chancellor Merkel's visit with President Obama, and a business that pays for breast milk.

PODCAST: A strong three months for jobs

Employment numbers, and tech startups in the Bronx

PODCAST: Ordainment is just a click away

Financial restrictions in Greece, FCC reclassifies the internet, and getting ordained online.
President Obama speaks about the administration's fiscal year 2016 budget request released Feb. 2, 2015.

PODCAST: Increasing military spending

Improved job markets, military spending, and real estate earnings.


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