Molly Wood

Host and senior editor


I'm the host of “Marketplace Tech,” a daily broadcast focused on demystifying the digital economy. I'm also co-host of the “Make Me Smart” podcast alongside Kai Ryssdal, where we try to make sense of big topics in business, tech and culture.

What was your first job?

Grocery store checker (but I also drove an ice cream truck once).

Fill in the blank: Money can’t buy you happiness, but it can buy you ______.

Time, the most precious thing of all.

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

A pet!

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

My electric fireplace! It is both cute and cozy.


Latest Stories (2,743)

Spammers still find plenty of easy targets

Jul 16, 2009
A new survey finds 12 percent of Internet users still open messages known to be spam.

iPhone App Store hits 1.5 billion downloads

Jul 15, 2009
It's going to be difficult for others to catch up to the popularity of the Apple app store.

A conversation with Microsoft chief strategist Craig Mundie

Jul 14, 2009
Microsoft's Craig Mundie talks about Office 2010 and the future of Windows and Chrome OS.