Marketplace seeks a producer, digital (social)

It’s an exciting time to join Marketplace. We are an industry leader in telling meaningful and creative stories on the radio with close to 13 million listeners, and we’re evolving into a multi-media enterprise centered around the ambition of raising the economic intelligence of all Americans. Marketplace is looking for a producer of social publishing. […]

Epp to join “Marketplace” as a reporter

“Marketplace” has hired Henry Epp as a reporter. Recently, he was a business and economy reporter at Vermont Public, where he has worked for more than five years. Epp joined in May 2017 as a reporter and host of “All Things Considered.” Prior to joining Vermont Public, Epp was a reporter, host and reporter and […]

“Marketplace” names Tam its executive editor

“Marketplace” general manager and vice president Neal Scarbrough sent out the following: Marketplace and Friends: I am thrilled to bring some truly good news to this space. Marketplace has a new Executive Editor. Donna Tam, who in various leadership roles over the past six years has managed our on-demand, social media and web platforms to new […]

Bibawy promoted to ME for “Marketplace”

Amir Bibawy has been promoted to managing editor for “Marketplace.” He previously has been New York bureau chief and senior editor at the radio show since November 2018. Bibawy previously worked at the Associated Press as a news producer and as editor of the breaking news desk. He was a digital television producer at Thomson Reuters. […]

How “Marketplace” creator Russell helped Brancaccio find his voice

Tyler Falk of Current writes about the legacy of Jim Russell, the creator of “Marketplace” who died earlier this week. Falk writes, “David Brancaccio, now host and senior editor of Marketplace Morning Report, said Russell ‘took an enormous risk’ when he hired Brancaccio as host of Marketplace at age 33. “Russell had a ‘reputation of being very intense,’ […]

NY Times makes three hires on its audio team

The following excerpt was sent out from The New York Times’ director of audio Paula Szuchman: Susan M. Lee comes to The Times as a researcher and fact-checker on “The Daily.” Most recently, she was a digital editor with “Marketplace” from American Public Media and an assigning editor for a media startup. Additionally, she has […]

Russell, creator of “Marketplace,” has died

Jim Russell, the creator of the public radio business news program “Marketplace” in 1989, has died in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He was 76. Russell envisioned “Marketplace” as a business news show that would appeal to a mass audience, not just executives and investors, and he produced it in California, away from the traditional New York […]

Segarra of “Marketplace” joins NPR’s “Life Kit”

Marielle Segarra, most recently of “Marketplace,” will be the  first regular host of “Life Kit” starting this week. Andee Tagle, currently an associate producer on the show, will join Segarra in the newly created role of reporter-producer. “What I love about ‘Life Kit’ is that it’s honest and vulnerable,” said Segarra in a statement. “Each […]

Conlon departs “Marketplace” for Kansas

Rose Conlon, an associate producer at “Marketplace” in Los Angeles, has left to become a health reporter at KMUW in Wichita, Kansas. She will also be part of the Kansas News Service. Conlon was at “Marketplace” for more than three years, first as an assistant producer. She is a graduate of Scripps College.

“Marketplace”‘s Brett becomes opinion editor at Maine daily

Siobhan Brett, who has been at “Marketplace” for the past three years, has been named opinion editor at the Portland Press-Herald in Maine. She has been an editor at “Marketplace” since May 2021. Before that, she was a digital editor and planning editor. Brett has also been a reporter at Mergermarket, the International Financial Law […]