Daryl Paranada

Associate Web Producer, Marketplace


Daryl Paranada is the associate web producer for Marketplace, overseeing all daily website content and production, as well as producing multimedia features and special projects. He also films, edits, and produces the popular economic explainer video series, Marketplace Whiteboard, hosted by Paddy Hirsch. Paranada's multimedia work has been featured via Marketplace Money collaborations with The New York Times, the Marketplace Minute as well as projects like “Lot 354: Anatomy of the Housing Crisis,” and “Bailout: Follow the Money,” a special report tracking the disbursement and repayment of government bailout funds.

Paranada joined Marketplace in 2008 during the height of the financial crisis and has worked with every Marketplace program. Prior to Marketplace, he wrote and reported for diverse news organizations such as Mother Jones, Los Angeles CityBeat, The Huffington Post, Us Weekly and The Cape Argus Tonight in South Africa. Paranada has also worked closely with students as an editorial assistant at the Constitutional Rights Foundation and a volunteer at the nonprofit writing and tutoring center 826LA. Paranada reported on the 2008 presidential election through a News21 fellowship from the Carnegie Corporation and Knight Foundation. He also participated in the 2010 Fulbright Berlin Capital Program, which enabled him to partake in a series of seminars and visits to German media, political and cultural institutions.  

He holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Southern California and bachelor’s degrees in English and communications from the University of California, Davis. A native of Vallejo, Calif., Paranada currently resides in Los Angeles where he enjoys playing tennis, listening to music and traveling.

Latest Stories (432)

Housing barometer shows strong signs for spring

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The Department of Housing and Urban Development and Consumer Product Safety Commission are telling homeowners this week to rid their homes of...

FAA: Pilots can take antidepressants

Apr 2, 2010
The Federal Aviation Administration is set to begin a new policy Monday that will allow some pilots to take antidepressants. The FAA says the...

GM's March sales in China zoom past U.S.

Apr 2, 2010
General Motors' March sales in China hit a record high. GM said it sold 230,048 vehicles in China, a 68% boost. In the U.S., the automaker sold 189...

Census boosts March jobs

Apr 2, 2010
Employers added 162,000 workers to payrolls in March, which is the largest gain since March 2007. The jobs numbers were bolstered by temporary...

California isn't 'Greece of the U.S.'

Apr 1, 2010
California and Greece may both be associated with overwhelming debts, but California's debts are outperforming Greece's bonds, according to a...

U.S. gov't sets new fuel-efficency standards

Apr 1, 2010
The federal government has released new, tougher gas mileage standards for trucks and cars. The Transportation Department and Environmental...

Construction spending hits eight-year low

Apr 1, 2010
U.S. Commerce Department figures released today (PDF) show that February construction spending has hit its lowest point since 2002, a reminder that...

California natives outnumber immigrants

Apr 1, 2010
A study from the University of Southern California finds people born in California are again the majority in a state famous as a beacon for foreign...

Planned job cuts rise in March

Apr 1, 2010
Overall job cuts may be down from last year, but the number of planned job cuts rose in March than the previous month. Employers announced 67,611...