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 CNN.com and then became CNN Radio’s Southeast Correspondent. Additionally, he served as the host of CNN’s daily podcast News Day.