Jenny Ament

Associate Producer


Jenny Ament is an associate producer for Marketplace Weekend. She joined Marketplace in 2014, bringing a diverse background to her role.

Jenny’s work experience has taken her all over the world: from producing radio for a community station in Winnipeg and directing audio books in Atlanta, to serving as a Peace Corps volunteer, an English teacher in China and Oman, and a bartender in Egypt. Prior to her start at Marketplace, she most recently worked as an associate producer for CNN Radio and as a reporter for AM 1690.

A native of Alabama, Jenny enjoys talking to strangers and exploring different ways of life—all of which makes her a perfect fit for public radio.

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Suction on Leith: The EU bans high-power vacuums

Aug 29, 2014
Starting September first, companies in the European Union can't make or import vacuums that generate more than 1600 watts of power. Lizzie O’Leary speaks with vacuum shop owner Patricia Ware.