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.
Some folks fawn over their yard like it's a member of the family. In fact, Americans spend millions to grow the perfect blade. Jeff Tyler reports.
Against the backdrop of layoffs and slumping sales figures, the US auto industry has begun providing money to retired auto workers to tout the economic benefits of buying American-made cars. Jeff Tyler reports.
The Minutemen vigilante group thinks it has found an ally in its anti-immigration campaign — the African-American community. Jeff Tyler looks at how this odd couple of politics is fighting back.
One way the FCC monitors content on public airwaves is fielding complaints from listeners and viewers. But while many are genuine, a lot of complaints are actually generated by fake grassroots campaigns attempting to influence decision makers. Jeff Tyler reports.