Steve Chiotakis was a host of Marketplace Morning Report until January 2012

Chiotakis’ award-winning career began after finishing high school in the late 80s. He started at a country radio station in Birmingham, Alabama, moving around the state  progressing to public radio at WBHM. Chiotakis has experience serving as news anchor, reporter and news director. His reporting has been featured on CBS Radio, NBC, CBC, the BBC and NPR.

Chiotakis has been honored by The Public Radio News Directors, Incorporated more than a half dozen times with awards for feature reporting, writing and call-in show. In 2001, Chiotakis was a recipient of the prestigious national Edward R. Murrow Award for writing.

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Features by Steve Chiotakis

How campaign spending has changed since 2008

Today we found out President Obama and the Democrats raised $68 million in the last quarter of 2011, as the president seeks re-election. But this money is a bit... different.
Posted In: 2012 campaign, super PAC, Barack Obama

Remittances to Latin America on the rise

Jobless claims had been on the decline over the past month or so, and with the unemployment rate going down, we have seen an uptick of Latino immigrant workers in this country, who are sending money back home.
Posted In: Latin America, Mexico, remittances

Mid-day Extra: How football games help travel agencies

According to a recent article in the Vail Daily News, some Colorado area resorts are seeing a bounce in the number of reservations this week because of last weekend's Denver Broncos football game.
Posted In: advertising, football

U.S. ambassador on futures of Iraq and North Korea

U.S. diplomat Chris Hill discusses the economic conditions of Iraq and North Korea as they make important transitions, and how they might change in the future.
Posted In: Iraq, North Korea

How skyscrapers reflect on economic health

A new study out by Barcalys Capital explores the ongoing connection between the world's tallest buildings, and the world's biggest financial collapses.
Posted In: skyscraper, commercial real estate, recession

Mid-day Extra: As skyscrapers grow, economy could collapse

Barclays Capital has produced a new skyscraper index, which finds the correlation between the tallest buildings in the world and economic recessions.
Posted In: commercial real estate, skyscraper

China's trade surplus narrows

Chinese exports took a hit in the last year because of the European debt crisis, while the export market suffered as Chinese consumers bought less.
Posted In: China, import export

Big banks team up against cyber attacks

Security officials from Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs are expected to discuss creating a data center that would be responsible for sifting through mounds of secret bank information to signal whether any cyber attacks could happen.
Posted In: bank, cybercrime

Mid-day Extra: The Gatorade shower

Dumping Gatorade on a coach after a big victory is a tradition for college and professional athletes, but where did that tradition come from?
Posted In: football, Sports, Gatorade

Mid-day Extra: Protests in Nigeria over oil subsidy cuts

We speak to Marketplace's senior foreign editor, John Buckley, about protests going on in Nigeria over corruption in the government, and the recent cut of oil subsidies there.
Posted In: Nigeria

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