Barbara Platts

Social Outreach Coordinator


Barbara Platts is the social outreach coordinator at Marketplace. Previously, she worked as the digital content manager for Aspen Public Radio and as an associate editor for Aspen Magazine. 

Latest Stories (14)

The numbers on the Queen of Soul

Aug 31, 2018
Aretha Franklin and her many contributions to the world of music.
American soul singer Aretha Franklin.
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Is it the end of the celebrity chef restaurant?

High rent prices, a need for downsizing and even sexual misconduct allegations have driven high-profile eateries out of business.
The grand opening of Thomas Keller's Bouchon in Beverly Hills, California, in 2009.
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What it means to be a whistleblower

Jul 30, 2018
What are the benefits? Risks? And are you protected?
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg (L), joined by Dr. Jeffrey S. Wigand (R), the anti-tobacco advocate and founder of the non-profit organization 'Smoke-Free Kids,' announces plans for the 2002 Smoke-Free Air Act at Union Square Park in New York City on October 9th, 2002.
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