David Brancaccio

David Brancaccio is the host of American Public Media’s Marketplace Morning Report. Marketplace is the most popular business program in the United States.  His reporting focuses on the future of the economy,  financial and labor markets, technology, the environment and social enterprises. 

In the early 1990s, Brancaccio was Marketplace's European correspondent based in London, and he hosted Marketplace’s evening program from 1993 to 2003.  He co-anchored the PBS television news magazine program NOW with journalist Bill Moyers from 2003 to 2005, before taking over as the program's solo anchor in 2005. His feature-length documentary film, Fixing the Future, appeared in theaters nationwide in 2012.  Among his awards for broadcast journalism are the Peabody, the DuPont-Columbia, the Cronkite, and the Emmy.

Brancaccio has a bachelor's degree from Wesleyan University and a master's degree in journalism from Stanford University.  He has appeared on CBS, CNBC, MSNBC, and BBC World Service Television; his newspaper work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Baltimore Sun, and Britain's The Guardian.  Brancaccio is author of the book Squandering Aimlessly, an exploration of how Americans apply their personal values to their money. His wife, Mary Brancaccio, is a poet and educator.  He grew up in Waterville, Maine, and also attended schools in Madagascar, Ghana, and Italy. His enjoys public speaking, bicycling and photography.


Features by David Brancaccio

PODCAST: Strawberry-flavored wood pulp

The oil market, food industry, and how taste and nutrition are linked.

Flavor, nutrition and the end of 'blandification'

"The Dorito Effect" discusses the link between good food and good health.
Posted In: Food, nutrition, flavor, food industry
President Barack Obama delivers the 2014 State of the Union address.

PODCAST: Obama announces a new non-profit

April's payroll, Obama's non-profit, and the so-called "landmen"

Meet the woman leading the EU's case against Google

Margrethe Vestager says Google is misusing its hold on the search market.
Posted In: Google, gazprom, European Commission

PODCAST: Bernanke joins PIMCO

Unemployment numbers, aid in Nepal, and Ben Bernanke joins PIMCO.

PODCAST: Pay-for-performance disclosures

Disappointing GDP, the SEC's new rules, ranking colleges by economic potential, and the NFL pays taxes.

PODCAST: Aid in Nepal

An update on aid in Nepal, a look at retirement plans for veterans, and changes to the TVA.

The situation in Nepal

A report from on the ground in Kathmandu.
Posted In: Nepal, emergency aid, earthquake
The once-expected merge between Comcast and Time-Warner is now coming to a halt.

PODCAST: The merger that never was

The merger that never was, and revisiting the terrible collapse of a clothing factory in Bangladesh.

PODCAST: A huge quarterly loss for Brazilian oil company

Rent goes up, Brazilian oil goes down, and Target caters to Hispanic millennials.


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