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

Don’t just get mad, decode the system

Using systems analysis in the fight against AIDS.
Posted In: AIDS, HIV, Mark Harrington

PODCAST: Open sourced electric cars

Tesla gives up its patents, President Obama visit to a Native American reservation, and the difficulty of combating illegal fishing

Do Brazilians even want soccer anymore?

As the World Cup gets underway, Brazilians question the money spent on the events
Posted In: brazil, World Cup, protests

The painting that was suddenly worth millions

A self-portrait by Rembrandt once labeled fake has now been deemed the real deal.
Posted In: art, Rembrandt, painting
A demonstrator protests with a Brazilian national flag

PODCAST: The money of the World Cup

The economics of the World Cup, and why some want to cut the game of golf in half

PODCAST: NASA's flying saucer

Cantor's loss and what it means for immigration reform, a look at Brazil's economy, and NASA's flying saucer
Construction On New Housing Falls 10 Percent In June

PODCAST: Turning blue collar "green"

The state of part-time, turning jobs "green," and how Radio Shack fixes itself

Untethering the Road Warrior

Unhooking the digital umbilical cord while bicycling from San Francisco to Los Angeles.

New trade venue is in talks to become a full-fledged financial exchange

The firm is in talks to raise money to become a new financial exchange.
Posted In: IEX, high speed trading, exchange


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