Shea Huffman is a graduate of USC's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, and a fill-in web producer for Marketplace.
Features by Shea Huffman
Posted In: utility, Internet, net neutrality, electricity
UPDATED: A short look at the history of how utilities became utilities.
Posted In: minimum wage, 2014 elections, ballot initiatives, Congress
Voters in four states voted to increase the minimum wage.
Posted In: polar vortex, energy bills, heating, natural gas
Natural gas prices are up but demand is expected to plummet, spelling savings.
Posted In: tipping, gratuity, restaurants, servers, waiters
Americans leave bigger tips than in the past and it could be all about appearance.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions, beer
The brewer of Budweiser is reportedly in talks to purchase its rival SABMiller.
Posted In: Food, commodities, dairy, food prices
U.S. milk and butter prices have risen to record levels this year.
A new study finds Motor City drivers pay big to insure their cars.
Posted In: alibaba, investors, China, IPO
Alibaba isn't a Chinese version of Amazon.
Posted In: light, political favoritism, electricity
A study says some leaders give preferential treatment to their home regions.
Posted In: Facebook, social media, advertising, Twitter, Google, Yahoo
Why knowing so much about your feelings is key to Facebook’s success.