Andy Uhler

Reporter

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Andy Uhler is the Texas-based reporter for Marketplace, based in Austin.

He joined Marketplace team from the Texas Standard, an hour-long news program produced at KUT in Austin, Texas. Prior to that, he was a natural resources policy analyst at the Texas Legislature as part of a global policy studies master’s program at the University of Texas at Austin. He was also the senior producer for the music journalism program Texas Music Matters, and he worked as a co-host for NPR Music’s festival coverage.

Andy's reporting tends to focus on the energy industry and agriculture in Texas. Every now and again, though, he gets to report on sports. When that happens, don't be surprised if the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers or Dallas Mavericks enter the conversation.

Latest Stories (575)

Fed says not to worry about debt right now. But we have to, eventually.

Apr 29, 2020
Politicians never want to tell voters about the need to balance the budget through tax hikes or spending cuts.
"This is not the time" to worry about debt, Jerome Powell, chair of the Federal Reserve, said at the Federal Open Market Committee meeting on Wednesday in Washington, D.C.
Federal Reserve via Getty Images

Peace Corps volunteers return home to a dismal job market and a future in limbo

Apr 27, 2020
There’s a network of former Peace Corps volunteers trying to help current volunteers in their abrupt return.
About 7,000 Peace Corps volunteers had their service cut short in mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Courtesy of the Peace Corps

SXSW films to stream on Amazon without a paywall

Apr 27, 2020
For some filmmakers, the exposure could be a boon. But there may be financial downsides.
The SXSW film festival marquee in 2016. This year, the festival goes virtual.
Mike Windle/Getty Images for SXSW

First the virus, then the oil crash, hit Midland, Texas

Apr 23, 2020
Midland, Texas, is ground zero for oil and gas production in the U.S., and much of the local economy, in some way or another, is tied to the industry. When West Texas Intermediate went negative for the first time ever…
A pumpjack in Midland. The Texas oil patch has never seen a bust like this one.

A month after SXSW cancellation, Austin businesses still assessing damage

Apr 22, 2020
One hostel owner is trying to stay positive, but he knows he's in for continued tough times.
Austinites who depend on the annual festival are hurting.
Suzanne Cordeiro/AFP via Getty Images
Empty shelves have become a common sight at grocery stores across the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Amy Sussman/Getty Images

Pandemic could mean opportunity for real estate investors

Apr 7, 2020
“Now's the time to innovate and go hunting," says an investment firm co-founder.
Could the post-pandemic housing market look similar to the post-Great Recession market?
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

More companies suspending earnings guidance as economy tanks

Apr 6, 2020
Guidance is a way for a company to help others assess what its stock is worth, but right now, a lot of companies just don't know.
Stocks plunged on March 9 — one of many bad days on Wall Street during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Timothy A. Clary/AFP via Getty Images

It's not just undocumented immigrants who could be left out of the stimulus money

Apr 2, 2020
U.S. citizens with an undocumented spouse or child would also be denied a check.
Stay-at-home orders in California and elsewhere have exempted farmworkers. Above, farmworkers harvest zucchini Wednesday in Florida.
Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Demanding better COVID-19 protections, workers nationwide plan walkouts

Amazon, Instacart and Whole Foods face backlash from workers concerned about safe working conditions.
Instacart employee Monica Ortega holds bags of groceries she picked up from a supermarket for delivery to a customer on March 19, 2020.
Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images