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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Features by Jeff Tyler

Is Madison Ave. living it up like Don Draper?

As the advertising industry embraces the Internet, it still depends on an older technology to deliver results.
Posted In: advertising, Omnicom, Publicis Groupe, Earnings

Can an 83-year-old revamp the travel book biz?

Google bought Frommer's travel guides only last August, but the 83-year-old founder just took back his company.
Posted In: Google, travel books, Frommer's, Lonely Planet

How will injuries impact the NBA draft?

Basketball teams pick athletes to go pro at the NBA draft, but injuries among the top picks complicate the process of evaluating a player's worth.
Posted In: Nerlens Noel, NBA draft, sports injuries, Sports, NBA

Financial crisis profit-taking winds down -- for some

The layoffs at law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges show that some companies face a crisis now that the business of cleaning up the financial crisis is over.
Posted In: lawyers, madoff, financial crisis, Lehman Brothers

Part 2: Mexican border factories offer better benefits than your job

Two factories in Tijuana have been singled out as the best places to work in Mexico and can teach U.S. companies a thing or two about innovative employee benefits.
Posted In: Tijuana, Mexico, maquiladora

Mexican border factories offer better benefits than your job

Two factories in Tijuana have been singled out as the best places to work in Mexico and can teach U.S. companies a thing or two about innovative employee benefits.
Posted In: Tijuana, maquiladora, Mexico

Does new TV show stereotype Latinas?

The new TV show, "Devious Maids," is a soap opera aimed at a Hispanic audience, but some Latinos feel it trades in stereotypes.
Posted In: Devious Maids, Latino stereotype, maids, tv, Hispanic

City mayors back immigration reform

The U.S. Conference of Mayors’ supports immigration reform as a way to reduce city expenses and grow local economies.
Posted In: Immigration, Laredo, mayors, cities

Tijuana and San Diego try to move past the border

The two cities, long divided by a border fence, are now marketing themselves as a unified economic region.
Posted In: Tijuana, San Diego, Olympics, U.S. - Mexican border

Solar rises as an African energy alternative

Countries from central and east Africa gather to talk solar power as Africa emerges as a market for alternative energy.
Posted In: solar, Kenya, SolarReserve, Africa

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