Jordan Mangi

Assistant Digital Producer


Jordan is an assistant digital producer for Marketplace. She's based in Chicago.

Previously, Jordan was a digital intern at Marketplace. (And she is happy to be back!) A graduate of Northwestern University, Jordan worked at the Daily Northwestern as a managing editor, audio editor and reporter. She is also a proud alumna of Girls Write Now.

Before working in journalism, Jordan had many other jobs that involved a lot of talking to strangers, including ice cream scooper, campus tour guide and children's theater director.

Latest Stories (12)

Animal shelters had a strong 2020. Then came the affordable housing crisis.

May 14, 2024
Rescues and shelters are taking “proactive” action to keep pets that have a home in their home.
Dogs receive vaccines at a clinic hosted by the Wisconsin Humane Society. Free and low-cost vet clinics are one way animal rescues are helping with the rising cost of owning pets.
Courtesy Wisconsin Humane Society

In the “girl” era, are women really splurging for fun?

Feb 29, 2024
Economic disadvantages like the wealth gap persist, despite talk of the “she-conomy."
Since the pandemic began, single women and other lower-wealth groups saw larger percentage gains in their wealth than their higher-wealth counterparts. Hernández Kent said that’s primarily because it’s easier to double a small amount of money.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Econ teachers want you to know that economics is all about decision making

Nov 6, 2023
For National Economic Education Month, we asked high school teachers what they hope students take away from their economics class.
October was National Economic Education Month, and this year the Federal Reserve celebrated by launching an Instagram profile.
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Why do some states still have a grocery tax?

Sep 6, 2023
The poorest Americans spend the largest share of their paychecks on food at home.
Across the U.S., state grocery taxes can range from less than 1% to 7% on non-prepared foods.
Elijah Nouvelage

Can Mastodon replace Twitter or is it a different beast?

Nov 18, 2022
Looking for a Twitter alternative, over a million people have recently signed up for Mastodon, a non-profit open source social media service.
Mastodon gets its name from a prehistoric mammoth-like animal.
Courtesy Mastodon

Regional theaters struggle to recover from COVID closures

Oct 31, 2022
Audiences have not returned to pre-pandemic numbers, while inflation and supply chains have raised the price of productions. 
An empty theater at La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego, California.
Courtesy La Jolla Playhouse

Biden’s student loan debt relief plan, explained

Oct 13, 2022
We help you figure out whether you’re eligible and answer questions about the plan.
Student loan borrowers at a rally outside the White House in August after the president  announced his plan to forgive some student debt.
Paul Morigi/Getty Images for We the 45m