Tommy Andres is the producer for Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal. He is responsible for booking and producing both studio and field interviews, conceiving and launching new series, and backing up the senior producer as needed. He launched “I’ve Always Wondered,” “The Transaction,” “Your Economy,” and “Brought to You By.”

Tommy’s background spans radio, television and web. After graduating from Michigan State University, he worked as a television reporter for ABC 53 in Lansing, Michigan. He then took an internship with This American Life in New York before moving to Atlanta to join CNN. In Atlanta, he worked as an associate producer for CNN Newsroom with Don Lemon, an associate video producer for and then became CNN Radio’s Southeast Correspondent. Additionally, he served as the host of CNN’s daily podcast News Day.


Features by Tommy Andres

Troy Carter speaks onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2015 on September 23, 2015 in San Francisco, California.

Atom Factory's Troy Carter: 'Music sells everything but music'

The CEO of Atom Factory talks about his rise in the music and tech startup industries.
Posted In: Troy Carter, Music, Entertainment

My Economy: What full employment actually looks like

Manufacturing in Alabama and hopes for the future.
Posted In: Alabama, Tuscaloosa, manufacturing
Kai tackles the catfish economy in Greesnboro, Alabama.

My Economy: Hard work, risk and opportunity in Alabama

What's really behind an unemployment statistic? We got to Alabama to find out.
Posted In: My Economy, Alabama
Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes during warmups before a game against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at High Point Solutions Stadium on Saturday in Piscataway, New Jersey.

Urban Meyer on coaching football ... and life

The elite college coach wants you to apply his locker room lessons off the field.
Posted In: football, Ohio, coaching
Koch Industries CEO Charles Koch sits down with Marketplace in his office at Koch Industries headquarters in Wichita, Kansas.

Charles Koch: 'I don't like politics'

The Koch Industries CEO puts his mouth where his money is on politics and business.
Posted In: Charles Koch, Koch brothers, Koch Industries, David Koch

Tesla's Elon Musk: cars, design and those falcon doors

The CEO talks about the future of his electric car company.
Posted In: Elon Musk, tesla, Space X
John Green speaks during a Q&A back in July in Dallas, Texas.

John Green doesn't call himself a writer

But he's still a best-selling author. And he's keeping his YouTube day job.
Posted In: john green, teenagers, YouTube, authors, writing

Tesla CEO Elon Musk: The future runs on batteries

Tesla CEO Elon Musk keeps going, and going and going...
Posted In: tesla, Elon Musk, Space X
Patrick McConnell with his wife Charlotte and their two boys Orion and Felix.

The Transaction: The Bar Tab

Two strangers, a bathroom emergency and an unpaid bar tab.
Posted In: The Transaction, love, couples, bar, blues music, marriage, kids
Domino's CEO J. Patrick Doyle stands in front of the car the Monaghan brothers used to deliver pizzas when they opened up their first Domino's Pizza, then called DomiNicks, in 1960.

Domino's CEO Patrick Doyle: Tech with a side of pizza

The CEO talks about tossing out the old and embracing the bold.
Posted In: Domino's, patrick doyle, pizza, business, Tech


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