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Daniel Shin

Associate Producer and director

SHORT BIO

I am a "floating producer" for Marketplace, which means that I direct and produce both the “Morning Report” program with David Brancaccio and the afternoon show with Kai Ryssdal.

What was your first job?

I worked at a very short-staffed sushi restaurant, doing multiple jobs (cashier, waiter, busser, delivery).

What do you think is the hardest part of your job that no one knows?

Doing math, and there is a lot of math in my job.

What advice do you wish someone had given you before you started this career?

Play more video games.

In your next life, what would your career be?

Professional games meister and tweeter.

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

Video games.

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

A Nintendo Switch console.

What’s your most memorable Marketplace moment?

Every time I'm able to get a video game music bridge onto one of our live shows.

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

A Dragon Quest Slime because it's from my favorite video game.

 

Latest Stories from Daniel (62)

William Shatner is still the captain of his entrepreneurial ship

by David Brancaccio, Daniel Shin, Ali Oshinskie, and Redmond Carolipio Sep 10, 2018
The actor talks about his projects, along with exploring frontiers — final or otherwise — of business.
William Shatner is currently promoting three projects: “Why Not Me?” a country music album; “Shatner Claus,” a Christmas album; and a book, “Live Long and ... : What I Learned Along the Way.”
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Examining the toxic history of flame retardants

by David Brancaccio, Daniel Shin, and Redmond Carolipio Aug 17, 2018
A look at how the flame retardant industry came to touch so many objects in our lives.
A fire-fighting air tanker drops fire retardant on the deadly 40,000-acre Esperanza Fire in the San Jacinto Mountains on Oct.28, 2006 west of Palm Springs near Banning, California. 
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Are we witnessing the renaissance of retail stores?

by David Brancaccio, Daniel Shin, and Janet Nguyen Aug 15, 2018
Brick-and-mortar stores might not be dead just yet.
A general view of a Glossier pop-up shop at Nasty Gal Santa Monica. 
John Sciulli/Getty Images for Nasty Gal

In the red vs. blue political struggle, which areas are seeing more job growth?

by David Brancaccio, Daniel Shin, and Redmond Carolipio Aug 13, 2018
Many voters backed President Donald Trump on the promise of new job growth in their respective parts of the country. But a report from the Associated Press shows that hasn't been the case – instead, it's the places who backed…
Nick Dindash, 78, who supports Donald Trump, poses for a portrait at his home back on Aug. 13, 2016 in Windber, Pennsylvania. The small Western Pennsylvania town of just over 4,000 residents was founded as a company town for nearby coal mines, most of which have closed.
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The role of human resources in workplace harassment

by David Brancaccio, Daniel Shin, and Redmond Carolipio Aug 10, 2018
Phyllis Hartman, an HR expert, talks to us about the challenges HR faces when dealing with issues of a potentially hostile workplace.
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How those big credit card reward programs could help you save on insurance costs

by David Brancaccio and Daniel Shin Jul 23, 2018
Credit Card reward programs are not just about travel perks.
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Why delaying Social Security reform now could cause our children's wealth to shrink further

by David Brancaccio and Daniel Shin Jul 11, 2018
"I think it's up to our generation to fix the mistakes that we've made," Arun Muralidhar, founder of MCube Investment Technologies and co-author of "Rethinking Pension Reform," told us.
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Charting the future: Marketplace at Aspen Ideas 2018

Why General Mills isn't concerned about the changing landscape of retail and food health

by David Brancaccio and Daniel Shin Jul 5, 2018
General Mills CEO Jeff Harmening talks food trends, breakfast cereals and sustainability.
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Why trade uncertainty may not be a big factor in Mexico's general election

by David Brancaccio and Daniel Shin Jun 19, 2018
The general election is scheduled for July 1.
Workers make wire harnesses for cars in a maquila in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.
Joe Raedle/Newsmakers

Why North Korea's priority isn't its underdeveloped economy

by David Brancaccio and Daniel Shin Jun 12, 2018
North Korea's relationship with the U.S. is not about "aid or even investment," according to Leon Sigal, director of the Northeast Asia Cooperative Security Project at the Social Science Research Council.
North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump sign documents as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (R) and Kim Jong Un's sister, Kim Yo Jong, look on at a signing ceremony during their historic U.S.-North Korea summit.
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