Jeff Tyler is a reporter for Marketplace’s Los Angeles bureau and reports on issues related to immigration and Latin America. Tyler began his career at Marketplace producing and editing stories and in 2000 his desire to report allowed him to move to the other side of the microphone becoming a foreign correspondent for the program. Tyler admits that working for Marketplace has given him a crash course in world economics. His work has taken him from Argentina and Brazil to Indonesia and Pakistan. A California native, Tyler is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. After college, he worked for a travel guide company, writing a guide for Honduras and editing a travel guide for Mexico.
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Posted In: Hawaii, telescope, space
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Posted In: homelessness, los angeles, Unemployment
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Posted In: homelessness, Skid Row, Unemployment
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Posted In: patagonia, environmentally friendly, chemicals, clothing
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Posted In: car rental, Flight Car, airport parking, sharing economy
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Posted In: sales tax, shopping, state budgets
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