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Missed “Marketplace” with Kai Ryssdal on air? Catch up here! Listen now

Daniel Shin

Associate Producer and director

SHORT BIO

I am a "floating producer" for Marketplace, which means that I direct and produce both the “Morning Report” program with David Brancaccio and the afternoon show with Kai Ryssdal.

What was your first job?

I worked at a very short-staffed sushi restaurant, doing multiple jobs (cashier, waiter, busser, delivery).

What do you think is the hardest part of your job that no one knows?

Doing math, and there is a lot of math in my job.

What advice do you wish someone had given you before you started this career?

Play more video games.

In your next life, what would your career be?

Professional games meister and tweeter.

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

Video games.

What is something that everyone should own, no matter how much it costs?

A Nintendo Switch console.

What’s your most memorable Marketplace moment?

Every time I'm able to get a video game music bridge onto one of our live shows.

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

A Dragon Quest Slime because it's from my favorite video game.

 

Latest Stories from Daniel (66)

How We Give

The psychology of giving

by Erika Soderstrom, Candace Manriquez Wrenn, and Daniel Shin Dec 26, 2019
And why a thank you goes a long way.
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Market concentration and low competition has become the new normal in America

by Daniel Shin Dec 17, 2019
NYU finance professor Thomas Philippon argues that U.S. markets are no longer as free and competitive as they were a few decades ago.
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Spreading the "tech wealth" could help reunite a divided U.S. economy

by Daniel Shin and David Brancaccio Dec 16, 2019
Look out for "growth centers."
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Employers, ignore the nuances of Gen Z at your peril

by David Brancaccio, Candace Manriquez Wrenn, Erika Soderstrom, and Daniel Shin Nov 22, 2019
No, they're not millennials.
Jonah Stillman (L) and David Stillman founded Gen Z Guru.
Courtesy of Gen Z Guru
Fall of the Berlin Wall

How Reno, Nevada, turned its economy into a small powerhouse

by David Brancaccio, Rose Conlon, Daniel Shin, and Erika Soderstrom Nov 8, 2019
Mayor Hillary Schieve said playing on the region's strengths and diversifying its economy helped revive the struggling, post-recession city.
A neon sign welcomes people to Reno, Nevada.
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The challenges around creating an "ethical algorithm"

by David Brancaccio and Daniel Shin Nov 1, 2019
"The singular focus on accuracy is essentially the world that we live in right now. And it is, I think, largely the reason for all of the kind of algorithmic misbehavior that we're seeing," said University of Pennsylvania Professor Michael…
University of Pennsylvania computer science professors Michael Kearns, left, and Aaron Roth, co-authors of the book "The Ethical Algorithm: The Science of Socially Aware Algorithm Design."
University of Pennsylvania Engineering Department

Why dwindling bee populations are threatening U.S. agriculture

by David Brancaccio, Erika Soderstrom, and Daniel Shin Oct 23, 2019
Beekeeper and director of the documentary "The Pollinators," Peter Nelson, talks about the costly bee pollination industry, its importance in our agricultural system and why it's under threat.
A beekeeper in South Dakota loads bee hives onto a truck for transport.
Courtesy of Peter Nelson

Sustainable growth and whether it's realistic or a "fairy tale"

by David Brancaccio and Daniel Shin Sep 24, 2019
Bill McKibben, environmental activist and founder of 350.org, says emphasis on continuous economic growth in the 20th century has backfired on us in the 21st century.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg called out world leaders for prioritizing economic growth over climate change at the United Nations Climate Action Summit Sept. 23 in New York City. Above, the UN General Assembly Hall.
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Brains and Losses

How to protect yourself from scams ... according to a former scammer

by David Brancaccio, Rose Conlon, and Daniel Shin Sep 4, 2019
Author Frank Abagnale, a former con man and subject of the 2002 Steven Spielberg movie "Catch Me If You Can," explains there are a few common red flags to help you determine if the person calling you is a scammer.
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 10:  Frank Abagnale attends the Broadway opening night of "Catch Me If You Can" at the Neil Simon Theatre on April 10, 2011 in New York City.
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How two work cultures clash and come together in the Netflix documentary "American Factory"

by David Brancaccio, Candace Manriquez Wrenn, and Daniel Shin Aug 16, 2019
A Chinese company's revival of a former GM plant turned into surreal meeting of work cultures.
An image from "American Factory," a new documentary from Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert.
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