Ben Hethcoat

Visual Digital Producer

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Ben Hethcoat is the video producer for Marketplace.

Latest Stories (6)

Building the worlds of Broadway theater

Jun 7, 2019
Broadway set and costume designer Dane Laffery talks about his passion for theater and the economics of the stage.
The set design for "On This Island" by Dane Laffrey.
Andrew Kluger

The "Radium Girls'" fight for workers rights

Nov 28, 2017
Their work was killing them, and their fight shaped the way we think about job safety.
The radium paint, which glowed in the dark, was applied to instruments, dials and watch displays that were shipped off to pilots fighting in World War I.
Heinz Dietrich Suppan/Handout

Video: A day in the life, surrounded by federal regulations

Oct 19, 2017
Can you name a single federal regulation? Probably not, but they're all around you, from the second you open your eyes in the morning.

The federal budget, explained

Jul 31, 2017
Here's why there's always (always) so much drama.
Ben Hethcoat/Marketplace

A brief history of NAFTA

Mar 20, 2017
Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal explains the history of the North American Free Trade Agreement. 
Mexico's Secretary of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal, Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland, and United States Trade Representative Robert E. Lighthizer gather for a trilateral meeting at Global Affairs on the final day of the third round of the NAFTA renegotiations in Ottawa, Ontario, September 27, 2017. 
LARS HAGBERG/AFP/Getty Images