Katie Long is an associate producer for Marketplace Morning Report. She plans news coverage for the daily show in addition to producing host interviews and series, such as "Pro Tool" and "Brain Drain."
Katie started with Marketplace in 2012 working for the digital team in New York. By 2013, she was directing Marketplace Morning Report and Marketplace Tech in Los Angeles. A recent highlight from her field work includes producing a week-long series exploring the ways New Orleans’ business community and schools have changed since Hurricane Katrina. Prior to Marketplace, Katie freelanced for Slate, WNYC, and New York Magazine.
Katie graduated from Duke University, majoring in public policy, with minors in chemistry and political science.
Features by Katie Long
The amount of time Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has left at the helm of the company. Ballmer announced today that he will stay on until the tech giant finds his replacement. (USA Today)
The percent of daily active Facebook users who visit the social networking site from their mobile devices. Test your knowledge of the week's tech numbers with our quiz Silicon Tally. (Marketplace)
Yahoo's July unique visitor number beat Google for the first time since 2011, but there's a catch beneath the ComScore data. (MarketWatch)
A hedge fund manager is using deep pockets to make a very deep basement. The London multi-millionaire has to pay the local government a fee of more than $1.2 million for clearance to build a luxurious two-story basement under his mansion, complete with a pool and spa. So-called "iceberg homes" are growing in London. (Daily Mail)
We've got a new survey of the most -- and least -- respected brands, according to CoreBrand. The consulting firm has Coke and Pepsi tied for first. At the bottom of the list is Delta, along with Philip Morris, H&R Block and Denny's. (Yahoo! Finance)
The age we start acting just like our parents, according to a survey by website Netmums.com. Don't belive them? Check out their roundup of the 50 signs you are becoming your parents. (Daily Mail)
The average annual family health care premium rose 4 percent in 2013, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation's annual survey. While that rate of growth greatly outpaces wage increases, it is modest compared to health care cost gains of the previous decade. (NYT)