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!)
Episodes by Daisy (1)
Latest Stories (157)
How the shipping container revolutionized freight and trade
Nov 23, 2021
Before the shipping container, goods were manually loaded into barrels and wooden creates.
He's growing his business during a labor shortage. "I'm optimistic."
Nov 3, 2021
R.G. Lamar of Stuckey's Corp. bought pecan-shelling and candymaking facilities in rural Georgia. There's demand, but not enough workers.
For the economy, 9/11 was "the first ripple in a series of uncertainty shocks"
Sep 10, 2021
In two decades since 9/11, lots of things have changed. The constant? Lasting uncertainty.
After 2 years, how have the Business Roundtable's commitments held up?
Aug 19, 2021
The group of top CEOs has pledged to support “all stakeholders” and advance the principles of racial justice.
Love Crocs? Hate Crocs? Either's OK with the company's CEO.
Jul 29, 2021
Crocs are — and have been — back. Socks are the latest addition to the company's line of products.
On the intersection of shipping containers, food halls and economic development
Jul 14, 2021
Barney Santos, founder of BLVD MRKT in Montebello, California, hopes to help revitalize the local economy with a food hall made out of repurposed shipping containers.
How a Los Angeles taqueria pivoted to survive the pandemic
Jun 17, 2021
Sonoratown’s owners have had to be nimble to protect their supply of a unique flour. They also spread out and expanded operations.
Pent-up demand is helping The RealReal grow
Apr 26, 2021
Julie Wainwright, CEO of the luxury consignment store, says in-person shopping "makes sense for our business."
The pandemic has been especially damaging to working moms
by Kai Ryssdal , Daisy Palacios and Andie CorbanMar 18, 2021
Employment for women may not recover to pre-pandemic levels until 2024 — two years after a recovery for men.
Home repair demand helps grow this microbusiness during the pandemic
Mar 15, 2021
The owner of a handyman business in Las Vegas must decide whether or not to hire more employees to keep up with repair jobs.