Jeremy Hobson is the former host of  Marketplace Morning Report.

Hobson started at Marketplace in 2007 as a reporter based in Washington, D.C.  He later covered Wall Street and its impact on ordinary Americans for Marketplace, based in the New York City bureau. He started reporting from New York one week before Lehman Brothers collapsed in 2008.  Hobson hosted Marketplace Morning Report from 2011 through 2013.

Before joining Marketplace, Hobson frequently found himself in the right place at the right time when it came to big stories: He was calling Florida precincts for NPR’s 2000 election coverage, he was working for Boston’s WBUR during the Boston Catholic Church Sex Abuse scandal, and he was an intern for NPR’s Guy Raz in Turkey at the start of the Iraq War. In addition to those roles, Hobson has worked as producer for NPR’s All Things Considered, Day to Day and Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! He has also worked as a host and reporter for public radio stations WILL Urbana, WCAI Cape Cod and WRNI Providence.

Hobson’s radio career began in earnest at the age of nine when he started contributing to a program called Treehouse Radio.  Hobson is a graduate of Boston University and the University of Illinois Laboratory High School. He lives in New York and enjoys hiking, traveling and extremely spicy foods.


Features by Jeremy Hobson

Senator Debbie Stabenow on fiscal cliff burden and next steps

Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow (D) calls for the extension of middle class tax cuts, compromise, and Republican budget specifics to avoid the fiscal cliff.
Posted In: fiscal cliff

Ousted Olympus CEO on becoming a whistleblower

It's been just over a year since Michael Woodford lost his job as the CEO of Olympus after challenging the board with tough questions. Woodford explains what he learned about business culture and personal risk from becoming a whistleblower.
Posted In: whistleblowers, ceo, Japan

Irish priest reflects on economy two years after bailout

It was exactly two years ago that Ireland faced a similar problem and got an international bailout. How is the country faring now?
Posted In: Ireland, Ireland bailout, european

Rand Paul predicts 'Big, bad, ugly' budget deal

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) joins us to share his thoughts on the ongoing negotiations to avoid the 'fiscal cliff.'
Posted In: Rand Paul, fiscal cliff, kentucky, Taxes

Warren Buffett on what he 'gets' about the economy, investing mistakes, and inflation

Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors in history, so what does he know about the economy that few others do? Buffet discusses the biggest investment mistake he's ever made, his economic concerns in the year ahead, and how to get the U.S. growing again.
Posted In: Warren Buffett, Investing, Economy

Republicans begin to chip away at anti-tax pledge

Several prominent Republicans are backing away from a pledge made to the anti-tax activist Grover Norquist, which could make 'fiscal cliff' negotiations easier.
Posted In: Taxes, Grover Norquist, fiscal cliff, Republicans

PODCAST: Black Friday begins, inside the Skechers warehouse

Why Black Friday is shaping up to be a bit more lackluster than last year, your Christmas dinner could be a bit more expensive, and Mexico could soon be renaming itself.

PODCAST: Happy Thanksgiving, 2012!

Some business hors d'oeuvres before you're off to the main event: New proposed rules for the Affordable Care Act, a proposed budget for the European Union, and what you all really want to hear about: some speed bumps to expect on your way to the turkey dinner.

France's credit rating downgraded by Moody's

Europe's second largest economy, France, has just had its AAA credit rating downgraded by the rating agency Moody's.
Posted In: France, Moody's, downgrade

Eddie Money on drug addiction and show business

Pop icon, Eddie Money, joins us to share his personal experience and the history of drug addiction in the music industry.
Posted In: music industry, whitney houston, Eddie Money, drugs


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