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

Turmoil at 'Today' show could spell big trouble for NBC

NBC's 'Today' show has ceded its long-held number one position in the ratings to Good Morning America amid a high profile, unsuccessful tryout of Ann Curry as co-host.
Posted In: NBC, Today show, tv, media

PODCAST: Is BlackBerry back? A euro crack?

BlackBerry is back in the black. Banks in Cyprus re-open today to long lines and eager customers. And President Obama meets with leaders of four African countries.

PODCAST: Golden Gate goes digital, Rhode Island's cynical

Electronic tolls at the Golden Gate Bridge. Three reasons why Rhode Island's economy is down. And will Boeing or Airbus come out on top in the US Airways-American merger?

What's up with Rhode Island? 3 reasons why the state lags behind

Rhode Island is tied for the highest unemployment rate in the nation. What's got this state down while its neighbors are looking up?
Posted In: undefined

PODCAST: Dude, what's in a Dell?

Drillers and environmental organizations try to set fracking standards together. As Dell looks to go private, what is the company worth? And, the latest on Cyprus.

PODCAST: Sim City blues, Youtube 'Woo's!'

The pressure mounts on Cyprus, Youtube hits a billion monthly users, and why a Sim City debacle cost a CEO his job.

How telecom reform in Mexico could impact U.S. immigration

New Mexican President Peña Nieto hopes to reshape the country's phone and television service by increasing competition through foreign investment.
Posted In: Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, Internet, tv, telecom

PODCAST: Federal Reserve easing, Cyprus seizing

The latest from the Federal Reserve, the worst case scenario in Cyprus, and the pros and cons of banking at a credit union.

PODCAST: Sheila Bair on Cyprus, Bloomberg's new ban

Former FDIC Sheila Bair weighs in on Cyprus' proposed bailout tax on bank depositors. Should generic drugs be liable for drug side effects? And New York City Mayor Bloomberg seeks to ban cigarette displays in stores.

Sheila Bair: Cyprus deposit tax unlawful, destabilizing

Sheila Bair, former chair of the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, shares her views on the Cyrpriot bailout plan and whether such a levy could ever happen to U.S. depositors.
Posted In: cyprus, FDIC, Sheila Bair


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