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Bridget Bodnar

Senior Producer

SHORT BIO

I'm the senior producer of Marketplace podcasts Million Bazillion and Make Me Smart.

What was your first job?

A receptionist at a real estate office … in 2007. Things got interesting the next year.

In your next life, what would your career be?

Talent manager to a celebrity cat. Or a reclusive mystery writer.

Fill in the blank: Money can’t buy you happiness, but it can buy you ______.

All the TV subscriptions … all of them …

What’s the favorite item in your workspace and why?

The photo of my daughter from when she was about 3 weeks old and still in that "looks-like-a-turnip" phase. It makes me smile whenever I see it.

Latest Stories (235)

ReMarket Podcast: The Marketplace Intern Report

Aug 3, 2012
If you’ve been following our ReMarket podcasts, you’ve heard from a lot of our hosts, producers, senior editors, our reporters. This week, we peek into the world of a few of our future newsmen and women for the Marketplace Intern Report.
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Santa Monica business hurt by British expats departing

Jul 20, 2012
The Los Angeles suburb of Santa Monica is sometimes called "Little Britain." That's because of the number of British expats living there. But "Little Britain" is changing.
An afternoon tea party laid out by revelers on the The Mall as thousands gather for The Diamond Jubilee Concert on June 4, 2012 in London, England.
Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Prom spending keeps rising

Jun 8, 2012
Would you spend $1,000 to go to prom? Many do. The recession, if anything, is a bigger motivator to go big for a high school dance party.
Students dancing at prom.
Bethany Clarke/Getty Images

Families choose to splurge for prom

May 18, 2012
It's prom season, and surveys show that American families will be spending $1,000 on average for prom this year, up a third from last year.
Surveys show that American families will be spending $1,000 on average for prom this year, up a third from last year.
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