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Daniel Shin

Associate Producer and director

SHORT BIO

I am a producer for "Marketplace Tech." I got my start as an intern on "Marketplace Morning Report," eventually becoming a director and dayside producer for the show before my new position on the tech program.

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 (182)

How has your credit score affected you?

Feb 21, 2022
"Marketplace Tech" is exploring the credit score system and its algorithm. And we want to hear from you!
Your credit score can determine whether you receive a credit card or a loan.
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Employers scramble to find more truck drivers amid shortage

Dec 8, 2021
Tre Williams, CEO of the Truck Driver training school FleetForce, said companies are asking to connect with any new entry-level drivers he might know.
Now truck drivers can be added to the growing list of labor-related shortages.
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Are we headed toward a wage-price inflation cycle in 2022?

Nov 26, 2021
Economist Betsey Stevenson weighs in on fixing the supply-and-demand imbalance for semiconductors and other goods to quell inflation.
A prolonged semiconductor shortage could mean higher prices for goods like cars, adding to inflationary pressures.
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The worth of hanging on to your clutter

Nov 24, 2021
Director and producer Vincent Liota explores why some people aren't willing to get rid of their clutter in the new documentary "Objects"
A still life of three key objects in the film: Robert Krulwich’s grass, Rick Rawlin’s sugar egg and Heidi Julavits’ sweater.
Vincent Liota

Would you take a 1 in 1,000 chance to own a real Warhol drawing?

Nov 10, 2021
Art critic and Andy Warhol biographer Blake Gopnik discusses MSCHF's latest project, which involves an early Warhol piece.
Visitors look at drawings by Andy Warhol at the Villa Schoeningen in Potsdam near Berlin, Germany.
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The first great shock of the energy transition

Nov 4, 2021
Vijay Vaitheeswaran, editor at The Economist, on what energy shortages and rising fuel prices mean for the transition to clean energy.
An aerial view of a crude oil storage facility is seen on May 5, 2020 in Cushing, Oklahoma. Rising demand for crude oil along with rising gas prices has led to an "energy shock" as the world attempts to transition to clean energy.
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Why the labor shortage may go on for much longer

Nov 3, 2021
University of Minnesota Professor Alfred Marcus says aging workforce issues will translate into longer labor shortages.
An aging workforce could mean labor shortages could last longer.
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What needs to be done after COVID vaccine boosters?

Oct 28, 2021
Dr. Larry Brilliant of Pandefense Advisory talks through steps that could be taken to manufacture better and more widely available vaccines.
COVID booster shots are becoming more integrated into society.
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"The Big Quit" isn't going away anytime soon

Jobs survey data from the hiring website LinkedIn shows many feel now is the best time to make that career change
The pandemic has led to a record number of people deciding to leave their jobs.
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Why more employers and businesses are considering the 4-day workweek

Marketplace senior economics contributor Chris Farrell joins us to discuss whether the four-day workweek could stick.
"What the research suggests is that if you thoughtfully cut back on hours during the week, you can boost employee well-being and maintain productivity," says Marketplace senior economics contributor Chris Farrell.
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