Nancy Farghalli is the senior editor of Marketplace’s Wealth & Poverty Desk. In this position, she works with a reporting team to cover social mobility, wealth disparity, and the economics of mobility.   

Nancy has had several roles throughout her time at Marketplace, including senior producer. She led production of live events, such as Marketplace’s 25th anniversary road show tour. She also collaborated with the BBC, The New York Times, and ProPublica on joint investigative and immersive series, focused on health care economics, immigration, and wage politics. Nancy played a critical role in special coverage streams—including the presidential election in 2012, the Middle East and the Arab Spring.

Nancy worked on the Emmy award-winning series Big Sky, Big Money, a PBS FRONTLINE documentary about money in politics, produced in partnership with Marketplace. She is also a past recipient of a McCloy Fellowship in Journalism for the study of immigration economics and politics in Europe.


Features by Nancy Farghalli

Tesla's Elon Musk: cars, design and those falcon doors

The CEO talks about the future of his electric car company.
Posted In: Elon Musk, tesla, Space X

Tesla CEO Elon Musk: The future runs on batteries

Tesla CEO Elon Musk keeps going, and going and going...
Posted In: tesla, Elon Musk, Space X

Jeff Bezos on the best gift he's ever received

Just in time for the holidays, we're reviving our series "Best Gift Ever."
Posted In: gift giving, holiday shopping, Christmas
Mona Simpson

Mona Simpson on the economics behind 'Casebook'

We're asking authors about the numbers that inspire them.
Posted In: literature, Books, Mona Simpson

Khaled Hosseini on the economics behind 'And the Mountains Echoed'

We're asking authors about the numbers that inspire them.
Posted In: literature, Books, Khaled Hoseini
Author Gillian Flynn.

Gillian Flynn on the economics behind 'Gone Girl'

We're asking authors about the numbers that inspire them.
Posted In: authors, literature, Gone Girl, Big Book, Gillian Flynn, #numberslie

Grapes of Hope: Passing the Master Sommelier exam

This weekend, more than 70 people will arrive in Texas to take what some say is one of the hardest exams in any profession. The test has roughly an 8 percent pass rate.
Posted In: wine, sommelier, tests

5 wine picks under $30

Want to pair your cheeseburger with a nice affordable wine? Well, take a look at these choices.
Posted In: wine, sommelier

Reporter's notebook: Behind 'Beyond payday loans'

We talk to the reporters who worked on the Marketplace and Propublica investigative story: "Beyond Payday Loans."
Posted In: installment loans, payday loans

Literary voices: Writers reflect on the word 'hope'

Four years ago, the word 'hope' became intertwined with Barack Obama's presidential campaign and his first days in office. This week, he had his second inauguration. Four writers explore the meaning of the word 'hope' in today's world.
Posted In: writing, hope


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