Meghan McCarty Carino

Senior Reporter


Meghan McCarty Carino is a senior reporter at Marketplace headquarters in Los Angeles. She’s also a fill-in host on “Marketplace Tech.”

Since 2019, Meghan has covered workplace culture, from #MeToo to pandemic remote work, the movement for racial justice and the artificial intelligence boom.

In her free time she can often be found obsessing over pizza dough, cocktail experiments or her latest food and drink fixation. She tracks her favorite international sunscreens in a Google doc – just ask.

Meghan previously reported, hosted and produced for Los Angeles station KPCC/LAist, and got her start as an intern at KQED in San Francisco. Her work has won a National Headliner Award, Online Journalism Award, Edward R. Murrow Award, LA Press Club Award and has been featured by Poynter, Nieman Journalism Lab and the Center for Public Integrity.

Meghan grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and attended UCLA and USC.

Latest Stories (528)

Retailers follow Amazon's lead on summer shopping events

Jun 17, 2024
Chains that offer sales for members don't just bring in customers. They also get valuable data for better-targeted advertising.
Walmart, Target, Best Buy, Macy’s and others now have summer sales that compete with Amazon Prime Day.
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Online retailers lean into secondhand shopping surge

Jun 17, 2024
As consumers become more thoughtful about spending, many are turning to used goods when they need to shop.
"eBay was the OG of all of this," said retail analyst Sucharita Kodali at Forrester. "They're trying to introduce themselves to this new generation."
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Megabus parent company Coach USA files for bankruptcy

Jun 17, 2024
Bus ridership fell early in the pandemic and hasn't fully bounced back.
“We lost somewhere between 40% and 50% of the industry,” because of the pandemic, says Peter Pantuso, CEO of the American Bus Association.
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After a judge paused the University of California strike, questions about "no strike" provisions remain

Jun 14, 2024
The UC system argues that the strikes violated the union contract's "no strike" provision. But workers may have the right to violate no strike agreements in certain cases.
Above, UAW-represented academic workers at UCLA strike on May 28. A judge has temporarily halted the strike.
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Is Apple late to embrace AI or right on time?

Jun 10, 2024
Apple announced new AI integrations for text, email, photos and Siri. It’s also adding ChatGPT capabilities into operating systems.
Apple announced new AI integrations for text, email, photos and Siri on Monday at its annual developers conference.
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Air travel wasn't always so miserable ... or so cheap

Jun 4, 2024
In half a century we've gone from piano bars and bone china to cramped seats and $20 sandwiches.
Passengers sit in a model of an Air France Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet interior in 1966.
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Will workers be protected from extreme heat on the job?

Jun 3, 2024
More than 400 workers died due to heat exposure between 2011 and 2021, according to federal records. Five states have created their own workplace heat safety rules, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is working on a new safety standard.
Five states have created their own workplace heat safety rules and several more are close to adopting them, says Anastasia Christman at the National Employment Law Project.
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Nvidia dominates in AI, but others are trying to chip away

May 22, 2024
The chipmaker's early focus on graphics processing technology created an advantage that is paying off hugely this year.
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CEO succession can be a tricky business, and not just on TV

May 21, 2024
The pending departure of JPMorgan Chase boss Jaime Dimon highlights the difficulties of replacing the person at the top.
Jamie Dimon, the outspoken CEO of banking giant JPMorgan Chase, signaled his retirement in the next few years.
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Wayfair steps into IRL retail

May 16, 2024
Many consumers are more comfortable buying furnishings in person. Several online-native brands have recently expanded into physical retail.
Wayfair's first brick-and-mortar store, located in Wilmette, Illinois. The 150,000-square-foot space will carry only a fraction of what’s online.
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