Joanne Griffith

Assistant managing editor, digital


Joanne Griffith is the former assistant managing editor, digital for Marketplace. She helped reporters, producers and writers create cool content for

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

Never be afraid to negotiate and don't tolerate bad behavior.

In your next life, what would your career be?

Deep space photographer. Or giraffe sanctuary owner.

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

Beautiful frames for your favorite pictures. Get those photos out of your phone!

What’s something that you thought you knew but later found out you were wrong about?

I thought that revamping a garden was easy. I was very wrong about that.

What’s your most memorable Marketplace moment?

Reporting from Puerto Rico months after Hurricane Maria.

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

My Barbados mug — it reminds me of my (other) home.