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Dylan Miettinen

Associate Digital Producer


Dylan Miettinen is an associate digital producer for Marketplace. He's based in Brooklyn, New York.

A graduate of the University of Minnesota, Dylan served as editor-in-chief of the campus newspaper, the Minnesota Daily. His work also appears in CNN, MinnPost, the Minnesota Reformer, Sahan Journal and Literary Hub.

When not constantly redecorating his apartment, Dylan can be found exploring the many coffee shops and wine bars New York has to offer. Originally from Omaha, Nebraska, he had his first foray into journalism at age 10 when he worked for his elementary school's newspaper. (Though it could hardly be called such a thing.)

Latest Stories (30)

You want a piece of Al Capone? Some personal effects are up for auction.

Aug 25, 2021
Among them dinnerware, figurines, a 14-carat gold and diamond matchbook cover and his favorite Colt pistol.
Gangster Al Capone, left, with U.S. Marshal Laubenheimer.
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Reusable cups are slowly making a comeback

Aug 17, 2021
And more often than not, local coffee shops are leading the way in continuing reusable mug policies.
Larger, corporate coffee chains have generally been slower than their local counterparts to accept reusables during the pandemic.
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Lil Uzi Vert says he's buying a planet. Can he?

Jul 28, 2021
Sadly for the diamond-foreheaded rapper, there seems to be no real legal right for him to own an interstellar body.
Lil Uzi Vert performs at Hard Rock Stadium on July 25, 2021 in Miami Gardens, Florida.
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What’s the payoff to hosting the Olympics?

Jul 23, 2021
The Tokyo Olympics is likely to lose money — potentially in the billions. Tokyo won't be the first host city to take that hit.
People take a photo of the Olympic Rings outside the stadium during the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on July 23, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.
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How working from home accelerated the urban exodus

Jul 15, 2021
People were moving to suburban and secondary housing markets long before the pandemic began. But not like this.
Migration to the suburbs was taking place before the pandemic began. The work-from-home model only heightened the housing demands.
William West/AFP via Getty Images

How worried should we be about the COVID-19 Delta variant?

Jul 2, 2021
Most experts don’t think another round of shutdowns is likely in the U.S.
The COVID-19 Delta variant has surged internationally. The U.S. may see regional case upticks where fewer people are vaccinated.
Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images

A solution to the service worker shortage? Eliminate tipping, some experts say.

Jul 1, 2021
To promote equity and retain workers as the economy reopens, some restaurants are opting to forgo traditional gratuity models.
A growing number of restaurants are nixing traditional gratuity models, a choice some see as both ethical and practical.
Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

The colorful history — and precarious future — of rainbow washing

Jun 28, 2021
What started as niche marketing by a handful of companies has turned into a rainbow-ified corporate logo competition.
A handful of companies started advertising to queer markets in the 1980s and '90s. Several decades later, hundreds redesign their logos and sell rainbow merchandise for the month of June.
Leon Neal via Getty Images