Samantha Fields is a reporter at Marketplace.
She’s particularly interested in how the economy affects people’s everyday lives, and a lot of her coverage focuses on economic inequality, housing and climate change.
She’s also reported and produced for WCAI and The GroundTruth Project, the NPR Politics Podcast, NPR’s midday show, Here & Now, Vermont Public Radio and Maine Public Radio. She got her start in journalism as a reporter for a community paper, The Wellesley Townsman, and her start in radio as an intern and freelance producer at The Takeaway at WNYC. She is a graduate of Wellesley College and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.