Sitara Nieves is the senior producer for Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal. She joined Marketplace in 2012.
Nieves joined the Marketplace team from The Takeaway, a co-production of WNYC and Public Radio International, a show she helped launch in 2008. She also taught audio storytelling at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. Prior to that, she was a multimedia journalist at The Economist. Nieves has also freelanced as a reporter for a number of radio, digital and print outlets.
Nieves is learning to love her new home in Los Angeles, even though it’s still jarring that there are no proper seasons here.