Nick Fountain

Producer, Planet Money

Nick Fountain is a producer on Planet Money. Previously, he produced and directed NPR's Morning Edition. The hours were terrible, but the work was fun: He produced interviews with world leaders, witnesses to history, musicians, authors and directors. He also chose the music that went between stories, and directed the live show. In 2014, he traveled to Cuba to report on the changing economy. He once worked at WBUR Boston, KQED San Francisco, KUSP Santa Cruz, a DC farmers market, a fancy cabinet shop, and a baseball stadium. He's the reigning world champion of Belt Sander Racing. He tweets @nickfountain.

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Russian Gang Helps Casino Owners Discover Slot Machine Flaw

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Slot Machines at Caesar's Palace Lake Tahoe. Nik Wheeler/Getty Images hide caption

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Episode 773: Slot Flaw Scofflaws

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Then-Fox News chairman Roger Ailes with his wife Elizabeth Tilson in 2016. A New York attorney alleges Fox faces a federal probe related to sexual harassment of company employees by Ailes. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Self-Checkout Could Soon Be Checking Out

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Ballpark Vendors Need Hustle And A Clear Strategy

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