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Marketplace (radio program)

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Marketplace is an American radio program that focuses on business, the economy, and events that influence them. The program was first broadcast in 1989. Hosted by Kai Ryssdal since 2005, the show is produced and distributed by American Public Media. Marketplace is produced in Los Angeles with bureaus in New York, Washington, D.C., Portland, Baltimore, London, and Shanghai. It won a Peabody Award in 2000.[2]

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Running timeMarketplace: 30 min
Marketplace Morning Report: 712 min
Country of originUnited States
SyndicatesAmerican Public Media
Hosted by
Created byJim Russell
Produced by
  • Sitara Nieves (Marketplace)
  • Nicole Childers (Marketplace Morning Report)
Executive producer(s)Deborah Clark
Edited by
  • John Buckley
  • Betsy Streisand
Recording studioLos Angeles, California
Original release1989 (1989) 
Audio formatStereo
Opening themeB. J. Leiderman[1] (composer)
Other themes"Stormy Weather", "We're in the Money", "It Don't Mean a Thing", "Loud Pipes"

Besides the flagship daytime half-hour program, Marketplace also produces a companion show, the seven-and-a-half-minute-long Marketplace Morning Report, hosted by David Brancaccio, which airs on many public radio stations during the last segment of the NPR program Morning Edition. The Marketplace team produces a number of podcasts, including Make Me Smart, This Is Uncomfortable, The Uncertain Hour, How We Survive, and Million Bazillion, as well as podcast versions of the radio broadcast and extended podcasts built around regular segments from the radio show.

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