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David Brancaccio

David Brancaccio David Brancaccio is host and senior editor of NOW on PBS, public television's award-winning newsmagazine of investigative reporting and in-depth interviews. Among his beats: politics, human rights, national security, the environment, health care, and science policy.

A broadcaster for 33 years, Brancaccio also served as the long-time host of public radio's business program, "Marketplace," which won two of the top honors in broadcast journalism, the George Foster Peabody Award and the DuPont-Columbia Award. He and his team at NOW on PBS recently won an Emmy for a story on an innovative way to deliver health care in Africa and also took home the 2009 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Coverage.

David is author of the book "Squandering Aimlessly" about money and values in America and his print work has appeared in newspapers including the Wall Street Journal, the Baltimore Sun, and Britain's The Guardian. He has appeared on CNBC, with Anderson Cooper on CNN, and with Rachel Maddow on MSNBC. David has a BA in History and African studies from Wesleyan and an MA in Journalism from Stanford.

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