I'm the host of “This Is Uncomfortable,” a podcast about how money influences our lives and relationships. I spend most of my days interviewing people with surprising, intimate stories around money and jobs.
What was your first job?
Pizzeria hostess — for months, my diet consisted of BBQ chicken and garlic bread.
In your next life, what would your career be?
Game show presenter.
What’s your most memorable Marketplace moment?
One day, I was recording a story in the studio when LeVar Burton casually walks in, realizes he's interrupted something, apologizes profusely and leaves before I could say anything.
What’s the favorite item in your workspace and why?
A heating pad because we work in a large freezer.
Episodes by Reema (157)
Latest Stories (210)
Worried about airport security lines this weekend?
Jul 1, 2016
Travelers over the July 4 weekend may wait less time in the TSA security line.
What does Brexit have to do with cheese and whisky?
Jun 27, 2016
Dozens of British specialty-food products could lose their special protected status
Mosques increase security as anti-Muslim actions rise
Jun 17, 2016
Armed guards, gates and security cameras are the norm at more Mosques
The growing role of crowdfunding after a tragedy
Jun 15, 2016
A GoFundMe campaign for the victims of the Orlando, Florida shooting has already raised millions.
Pell Grant program could be expanded to full year
Jun 9, 2016
Greater Pell funding could help boost graduation rates for college students.
Volkswagen posts results; looks to move beyond scandal
May 31, 2016
The automaker plans to make more electric vehicles and invest in ride-sharing.
Another summer without a summer vacation
May 30, 2016
A new survey says less than half of Americans will take a vacation this summer.
Travelers take a holiday from high gas prices
May 27, 2016
The American Automobile Association expects weekend travel to hit a 10-year peak.
A startup sparks conversations with Syrian refugees
May 25, 2016
NaTakallam pairs students studying Arabic with native speakers who need work.
Retirement won't be comfortable for many retirees
May 23, 2016
A new study from Bankrate.com says we're not saving nearly enough.