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

Mid-day Extra: Another basketball star moves to L.A.

Point guard Chris Paul is moving to Los Angeles to play for the Clippers. What can that do for his own fame, and for the team's success down the line?
Posted In: basketball, los angeles, NBA

Payroll tax cut decision should come soon

David Mark, senior editor at Politico, explains why he thinks lawmakers will hammer out a deal on payroll tax cuts and the budget soon.
Posted In: politics, payroll tax, Washington D.C.

In down economy, demand for champagne is popping

Champagne makers are quickly recovering from the blight of a few years ago, despite the fact that the rest of the economy is still struggling
Posted In: champagne

Mid-day Extra: Presents might not be worth what you think

A new study shows that gifts that cost more, or take more time to pick out, might not be appreciated anymore than their less-thought-out counterparts.
Posted In: holiday shopping

Iraqi government will still depend on U.S. for help

The country has money from the billions of barrels of oil it produces everyday, but it will still need guidance from the U.S. when it comes to strategic planning and training.
Posted In: Iraq

Mid-day Extra: Will Zynga help save the tech IPO?

Online gaming company Zynga has its initial public offering this week.
Posted In: IPO, zynga, technocracy

American Airlines could hand off pensions

It looks like the bankrupt airline could hand over employee pensions to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation. The PBGC's Josh Gotbaum talks about what would happen.
Posted In: American Airlines, pensions

Most euro leaders agree on plan for fiscal austerity

Britain and three other countries are out of the picture, but those remaining believe the new treaty will mean much more balanced budgets on the continent in the future.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, fiscal union

Do multinational summits actually work?

Some economists say today's summit will be remembered as a successful moment -- when eurozone countries met and got their act together. Katharina Gnath is an associate fellow at the German Council on Foreign Relations and has studied G8 and G20 summits.
Posted In: summit, Europe debt crisis, European Union

Mid-day Extra: What sets Brussels apart

Brussels isn't the first city people may think of in Europe, but it is home to both the United Nations and the European Commission. Today, European leaders came to a tentative deal there to save the EU.
Posted In: Belgium, Brussels


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