Brittany Cronin is an assistant producer for NPR's daily economics podcast, The Indicator from Planet Money. She is currently on an interim assignment reporting on energy and cars for NPR's Business Desk.
At The Indicator, she has reported on why McFlurry machines are always broken and the rise in entrepreneurship during the pandemic. She also spoke with lots of small business owners and workers early in the pandemic, documenting their struggles to get a PPP loan, to keep their families safe from Covid and to reopen their businesses.
Cronin graduated from Washington University in St. Louis and holds graduate degrees from Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs and the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies.