Larissa Anderson

Producer for Marketplace Tech Report


Larissa Anderson is a former producer for the Marketplace Tech Report. She also produced Minnesota Public Radio’s (MPR) Wits.

Anderson joined Marketplace after honing her radio skills as an intern with American RadioWorks and an assistant producer of programs in the MPR newsroom. She also led the Poetry Radio Project, an initiative that spanned many of APM's national programs including Weekend America, Marketplace, On Being, The Splendid Table, Performance Today and The Story.

Prior to her life in radio, Anderson taught high school English as well as English to adult language learners. She also was a grant writer, waitress and singer/songwriter.

Anderson attended the University of Minnesota where she received her bachelor’s degree in English literature. She returned to her alma mater and obtained her master’s degree in English education.

A native and current resident of Minnesota, Anderson likes to hang out with her family and practice yoga.

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According to a recent study: we’re getting into fights cause of stuff we do on Facebook

Feb 9, 2012
A new Pew Internet report out today shows that the things we post on social networking sites (SNS) is creating some tension in our social lives:      49% of SNS-using adults said they have seen mean or cruel behavior displayed by others at least occasionally. And 26% said they had experienced at least one […]