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David Gura is a reporter for Marketplace, based in the Washington, D.C. bureau. He regularly reports on Congress and the White House, economic and fiscal policy and the implementation of financial reform. Gura joined Marketplace in 2010, and enjoys helping listeners make sense of some of the biggest economic stories today. He likes the process of diving headfirst into a story and putting it together under a tight deadline, and tries to heed a piece of advice from George Packer, staff writer for The New Yorker: “Cover Washington as if it’s a foreign capital.” Prior to joining Marketplace, Gura worked at NPR as an editor and a producer, and as a reporter for “The Two-Way,” NPR’s news blog. Gura got his start in public radio in his hometown of Chapel Hill, N.C., as an intern for “The State of Things” at North Carolina Public Radio – WUNC.   Gura has received fellowships from Stanford University and the National Constitution Center. He has also participated in conferences organized by the French-American Foundation and Washington University in St. Louis.   Gura attended Cornell University, where he received his bachelor’s degree in history and American studies, with a concentration in Latin-American studies. He attended the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, from which he received a master’s degree.  

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Features by David Gura

PODCAST: Travel bans

A rocky week for investors, the trouble with travel bans, and organ transplants.
Job-seekers use computers at the Workforce One South Employment Solutions center in Florida to look for job opportunities. Recent video interviews conducted by Frontier Communications have helped hire more long-term unemployed individuals.

PODCAST: Here's my video resume

Industrial production data, video resumes, and Mexico's attempts to attract investors.

PODCAST: Netflix goes ultra-high-definition

AbbVie reconsiders a deal, Netflix charges for ultra-high-def, and the trouble with oil booms.
Sherlock Holmes

PODCAST: Talking statues

OPEC cuts oil prices, Google vs. Amazon, and talking statues.

A conversation with Jean Tirole, Nobel Prize winner

The story of the missed call that ended with a Nobel Prize for Jean Tirole.
Posted In: Nobel Prize, France

PODCAST: Controlling the panic over Ebola

Controlling the panic over Ebola, a railway merger, and mining asteroids.

PODCAST: Like cars? Head to Paris

The Gap falls into the gap, President Obama as fundraiser, and the Paris Motor Show.

The heavy burden of student loans

A new report shows 20-somethings' average student loan debt is up $10,000 from 2005.
Posted In: student loan debt, millennial, consumer loans

Why you may not know if your data has been hacked

There's no federal law requiring companies to say if your data has gone astray.
Posted In: data breach, JP Morgan Chase

How a bank knows it has been hacked

JP Morgan Chase says 76 million households' accounts were compromised this summer.
Posted In: data breach, cybersecurity, banking, JPMorgan Chase

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