Mary Dooe joined the Marketplace team in June 2011 as a production intern for Marketplace Morning Report. She's worked on nearly every show and desk at Marketplace, as a digital producer, radio producer, and director as needed. Mary was an assistant producer on the Sustainability Desk in 2013 working on the special project Consumed.

Mary graduated from Columbia University with a degree in history and anthropology. She also completed her master's at the New School for Social Research in New York City. She has interned, written, and/or worked for Harper's Bazaar, the New York Daily News, the Newark Star-Ledger, CBSNews.com, and Studio360 with Kurt Andersen, among others. A Boston native and lifelong competitive swimmer, she currently resides in (not as warm and sunny as she expected) Los Angeles... and very much misses the New York subway system.

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Features by Mary Dooe

PODCAST: Happy International Workers' Day

Exxon Mobil trades off with Apple as the top company in the U.S., but most Americans still know very little about it. A new book out today could change that. Later this morning, we'll find out whether the big auto companies were still selling lots of cars in April. And what do high sales mean for auto workers? Meanwhile, Delta Air Lines is buying an oil refinery in an attempt to cut costs.

PODCAST: Bill Gates goes back to school... kind of

This week, two countries at the center of the European debt crisis will hold elections; and in some ways, the eurozone is a lot like a bar. In New York City, One World Trade Center will become the tallest building in the city. And when can spying on workers actually be a good thing?

PODCAST: Richard Branson on business, a preview of Timothy Geithner on the economy

Billionaire businessman Sir Richard Branson, the chairman of Virgin Group, was in Washington yesterday for a forum hosted by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on how businesses can help solve the world's problems. But why has he been able to succeed on a platform of "screw business and usual." Samsung reported record quarterly profits today, driven in big part by sales of is smartphones. So should global smartphone leader Apple be worried? And later today, Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal sits down with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to talk recession and recovery.
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PODCAST: Auto profits grow, PepsiCo profits stay flat

The Federal Reserve is not taking any major new steps to help the economy at this time -- but it will spring into action if there's another slowdown. US Airways is trying to buy the bankrupt American Airlines, and it's making a lot of promises -- but can it keep them if the merger goes through? PepsiCo is reporting earnings today, and as the cost of ingredients rises, one factory is looking towards sustainability to save dough. And Burger King says that within the next five years, it will buy only cage-free eggs and pork.

PODCAST: Small banks in TARP trouble, airlines lose money on flights

Today, President Obama will be in Iowa talking to college students about their student loans. Are the cheaper groceries available wholesale clubs like Costco and Sam's Club worth the price of membership? Residents in two towns -- halfway across the world from one another -- are putting together a tourism partnership based around their less-than-scintillating names. And a study from the group Climate Central says America's energy industry is at risk, because sea levels are rising along the coasts where we produce much of our fuel.

PODCAST: Immigration slowing, home prices flat-lining

It's a big day for Election 2012, with primaries in five states. Marketplace's David Gura takes a look at why Wall Street might be switching teams this time around. The tourism industry in America teams up with the government for the first time to launch a global marketing campaign. After a rocky few weeks in the stock market, we find out today how Apple's earnings are doing.

PODCAST: Wal-Mart under fire, French elections heat up

France is one step closer to replacing its conservative president with a socialist one. Ahead of the primaries tomorrow, Marketplace's David Gura visited two zip codes in Manhattan separated by Central Park which have donated the most money of any two neighborhoods in the country -- just to opposite candidates. There's a new lightbulb on sale this morning for the low low price of $60. And months after the Occupy Wall Street movement began, some members are looking towards public office.

PODCAST: GE earnings, a possible US Airways merger, and a fight in the northern states

While there's been some not-so-great economic news lately, Marketplace economics correspondent Chris Farrell says to forget all you're hearing from Wall Street and Washington and focus on what's going on in America's 'middleweight cities.' There are new details today in a major political scandal in China involving the case of the once powerful Chinese official Bo Xilai. Stadiums are often put into bad parts of town to make them better, and Fenway Park in Boston -- which turns 100 today -- was no exception. And U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack talks about the Farm Bill.

PODCAST: Morgan Stanley and other earnings, a hampster hotel

Spain and France will attempt to sell billions of dollars worth of government bonds today to raise cash. While other big box stores seem to be in trouble, why is Guitar Center thriving? At Whole Foods this weekend, fish produced in an unsustainable way will officially be banned from the stores. And how zoning laws could change education for kids in poor neighborhoods.

PODCAST: Warren Buffett stays in the game, Citigroup shareholders speak their mind

Citigroup's shareholders have said 'no way' to a hefty pay package for senior executives, including a $15 million dollar salary for Citigroup's CEO. The White House is threatening to veto a transportation bill in House after legislators tacked on an approval for the controversial Kestone XL oil pipeline, even though the company building the pipeline says it's secured almost all the land it needs to begin construction of a shortened line from Oklahoma to the Gulf Coast. And Hulu joins online rival Netflix in producing original web-only content, and looking for new advertising revenue.

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