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Daisy Palacios



I mostly field produce stories on a variety of topics — things like small business, immigration, manufacturing, trade, elections and hurricane recovery. I'm also responsible for booking guests, editing interviews, researching and writing stories for broadcast.

What was your first job?

In my very first job at the age of 16, I was a telemarketer.

In your next life, what would your career be?

A detective! Or an interior designer!

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

Lots of shoes!

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

A colorful photo of Juan Gabriel (¡Que viva!)

Latest Stories (157)

A visit to LA-based shoe company Zuzii

Feb 16, 2015
Family owned business Zuzii makes shoes to order in their LA studio
Zuzii is a family owned footwear company catering to customers searching for handmade to order shoes.

How do sports teams get their championship T-shirts so fast?

Feb 2, 2015
T-shirt companies prep for championship games before season even starts.
Tom Brady celebrates in his commemorative championship T-shirt.
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A stroll across the Golden Gate Bridge

May 26, 2014
Marketplace Datebook for Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Traffic flows over the Golden Gate Bridge during the morning commute in San Francisco.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Happy 200 millionth birthday, turtles

May 21, 2014
Marketplace Datebook for Friday, May 23, 2014
A loggerhead sea turtle is seen at the Tamar Project (The Brazilian Sea Turtle National Conservation Program) headquarters in Praia do Forte, Bahia state, Brazil. 
Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images

Won't you be our neighbor?

May 21, 2014
Marketplace Datebook for Thursday, May 22, 2014
Portrait of American educator and television personality Fred Rogers (1928 - 2003) of the television series 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood,' circa 1980s.
Photo by PBS Television/Courtesy of Getty Images

Eating out? Leave a big tip

May 20, 2014
Marketplace Datebook for Wednesday, May 21, 2014
The margarita bar at Fonda San Miguel restaurant in Austin, Tx.
Filipa Rodrigues/KUT

Tap dance your way into the White House, kids

May 19, 2014
Marketplace Datebook for Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Television personality Ryan Seacrest, singer Mariah Carey, musician Keith Urban, singer Nicki Minaj, and television personality Randy Jackson onstage during a live Q&A at the season premiere screening of Fox's 'American Idol' at Royce Hall, UCLA on Jan, 9, 2013,
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