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.

Features By Steve Chiotakis



With large debt, how can Japan's government respond to quake damage?

Bloomberg News reporter John Brisney experienced the Japanese earthquake first-hand. He talks with Steve Chiotakis about what it felt like and how Japanese companies are reacting.

McCain, Kerry back online privacy bill

The two senators are circulating an Internet privacy bill that would create an "online privacy bill of rights." Julia Angwin, tech reporter from the Wall Street Journal, explains.

Wisconsin limits union rights

The state senate passed a measure Wednesday restricting union bargaining rights, ending the stand-off that shut down the state legislature.

China reports $7.3 billion trade deficit

China's trade deficit hit $7.3 billion in February -- the largest in seven years. Analysts blame the gap on mass celebrations of the Lunar New Year.
Posted In: China

Building economies around air travel

Greg Lindsey, author of "Aerotropolis," talks about the significance of air travel in the future of the global economy.
Posted In: Airlines, Travel

Looking at the future optimistically

Mark Stevenson, the author of "An Optimist's Tour of the Future," discusses how to remain positive about what's ahead.

What NPR chief's resignation means for public broadcast funding

In the wake of NPR CEO Vivian Schiller's resignation, Steve Behrens, editor of The Current, examines the future of funding for public radio stations and productions.

Mortgage applications hit three month high

The good news from the Mortgage Bankers Association comes just ahead of a Senate hearing on the state of the housing market.
Posted In: Housing

Cocoa prices near record high

Ivory Coast's incumbent leader Laurent Gdagbo has effectively nationalized the country's cocoa farms -- something chocolate lovers should be worried about.
Posted In: Food, Retail

Senate to vote on patent system reform

The Senate is expected to vote on an overhaul of U.S. patent laws. The measure may change the way patents are reviewed and would give priority to inventors who pay bigger fees.


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