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.

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Features by David Brancaccio

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PODCAST: FIFA sponsorship

NYSE gets a happy hour, and a look at sponsorship for FIFA.

PODCAST: Combating algae blooms

An assessment of economic growth, combating algae blooms, and tobacco funding dries up.
The Internal Revenue Service building in Washington, DC.

PODCAST: Hacking at the IRS

FIFA arrests, the IRS gets hacked, and technology heads to the airport.

PODCAST: Beers and board games

An Apple promotion, a "Democratic Socialist" campaign, and a pub for gamers.
A Wall Street road sign is pictured near the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) building in New York.

PODCAST: New York as a lesson in economics

The gap between rich and poor, and lessons learned in New York City.

PODCAST: Skin in the game

Wall Street eyes the fed, colleges may have to pay up for defaulted loans, and the costs of investing in a hedge fund.

The perfect writing surface

A writer talks about how his process starts with the paper.
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PODCAST: American cars in Russia

401(k)s, the Congressional Budget Office, and the American car industry in Russia.
Pecan pie

PODCAST: Good news for the Georgia pecan

Counterfeit goods, Calpers sells timberland, and why drought is good for Georgia.

PODCAST: Mad Men ends

College enrollment, responsible banking, and Mad Men ends.

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