Planet Money’s Corbett explains his TikTok strategy

Sarah John of Teen Vogue interviewed Jack Corbett, who puts together the TikTok videos for NPR’s “Planet Money.” Here is an excerpt: TV: That’s helpful, because many people feel like complex topics come naturally to others and feel bad if they don’t get it immediately. But I think a lot of understanding is just letting things stew, […]

NPR’s Childs on reporting on the rich and powerful

Mary Childs, business journalist and co-host of NPR’s “Planet Money,” shares her hard-earned tips and tricks for reporting on the rich and powerful during this video session presented by the VPM + ICA Community Media Center. Childs explains how she navigated the trenchant reporting required for her new book “The Bond King” this book, including […]

“Planet Money” is hiring a fact checker

Planet Money and The Indicator are two of the biggest daily podcasts around, reaching a combined audience of close to five million people each week online and on-air. We’re a tight-knit group of journalists that move fast and pride ourselves on storytelling standards as high as our journalism standards. We put out a lot of […]

“Planet Money” is hiring a fact checker

Planet Money and The Indicator are two of the biggest daily podcasts around, reaching a combined audience of close to five million people each week online and on-air. We’re a tight-knit group of journalists that move fast and pride ourselves on storytelling standards as high as our journalism standards. We put out a lot of […]

NPR’s “Planet Money” names Guo and Fountain co-hosts

The following excerpt was sent out: Planet Money has named two new co-hosts: Jeff Guo, who was most recently NPR’s inaugural Ishiyama Transparency in Government Legal Fellow, and Nick Fountain, who started as a producer on Planet Money in 2015. Guo and Fountain join co-hosts Kenny Malone, Sarah Gonzalez, Mary Childs, Amanda Aronczyk, Erika Beras, and Alexi Horowitz-Ghazi […]

Making economics stories fun on TikTok for “Planet Money”

Callie Holtermann of the New York Times profiled “Planet Money” assistant producer Jack Corbett and how he makes economics videos fun on TikTok. Holtermann writes, “After studying film theory at Ohio State University, Mr. Corbett was hired in 2019 as an intern on NPR’s Tiny Desk concert series, where he helped produce segments with Taylor Swift, Coldplay and […]

Rubin joins NPR’s Planet Money as associate producer

Willa Rubin has joined NPR as an associate producer for “Planet Money,” a podcast that talks about the economy. She recently was an associate producer at Gimlet Media and The Wall Street Journal podcast. There, the team’s “WeWork Trilogy” series won awards from the New York Press Club (2020) and the Society for Advancing Business […]

Forthcoming D.C. news startup announces new hires

An upcoming D.C. publication from Laura McGann, former politics editor of Vox.com and Politico, and Mark Bauman, previously with ABC News, has announced a number of new hires. Justin Rood has joined as investigations editor. He comes from Insider, where he was an investigative correspondent. He has also worked at ABC News, TPM Media LLC […]

“Planet Money” co-host Goldstein joins podcast company

“Planet Money” co-host Jacob Goldstein is joining Pushkin Industries, a podcasting company, as executive producer. Goldstein spent more than a decade as co-host of Planet Money, NPR’s business podcast reporting stories that make economic journalism approachable. He’s also the author of the book “Money: The True Story of a Made-Up Thing,” which the New York Times called […]

“Planet Money” seeks senior supervising editor

Fairness, wealth, well-being, inequality, power, all of it and more. What a time to cover the economy! Capitalism itself is coming under question. Basic assumptions about economics are falling away. We’re facing a profound moment of economic crisis, with deep human suffering, disparate impacts along racial and ethnic lines, all while wealth and innovation are […]