Uri Berliner As Senior Business Editor at NPR, Uri Berliner oversees coverage of business and the economy.
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Uri Berliner 2010
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Uri Berliner

Senior Business Editor

As Senior Business Editor at NPR, Uri Berliner edits and reports on economics, technology and finance. He provides analysis, context and clarity to breaking news and complex issues.

Berliner helped to build Planet Money, one of the most popular podcasts in the country.

Berliner's work at NPR has been recognized with a Peabody Award, a Loeb Award, Edward R. Murrow Award, a Society of Professional Journalists New America Award, and has been twice honored by the RTDNA. He was the recipient of a Nieman Fellowship at Harvard University. A New Yorker, he was educated at Sarah Lawrence College and Columbia University.

Berliner joined NPR after more than a decade as a print newspaper reporter in California where he covered scams, gangs, military issues, and the border. As a newspaper reporter, his feature writing and investigative reporting earned numerous awards. He started his journalism career at the East Hampton (N.Y) Star.

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Sunday

Canada's Vasek Pospisil is a co-founder of the Professional Tennis Players Association, a players advocacy group. He says problems with tennis balls used on tour are linked to wrist, elbow and shoulder injuries among players. Pascal Guyot/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Tuesday

Due to high inflation this year, NPR's Business desk shares cheaper dishes to substitute for Thanksgiving stables. Maansi Srivastava/NPR hide caption

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Inflation won't win Thanksgiving: Here's NPR's plan to help you save on a meal

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Thursday

Mortgage rates are now above 7% on average nationally

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Tuesday

Adidas cuts ties with Ye after he made anti-Semitic comments

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Tuesday

The Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant was scheduled to be shuttered in 2025. But California Governor Gavin Newsom now wants to expand its lifespan. Michael Macor/The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images hide caption

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Friday

Encore: A toy monkey that escaped Nazi Germany and reunited a family

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Wednesday

A Shortage On Starter Homes Is Keeping Many Young Americans From Owning A House

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Saturday

Mat Pergens just wants "four walls and a roof that I can afford" for himself, his wife, his 6-year-old daughter and his baby on the way. But even that modest of a dream is out of reach these days. Zac Visco for NPR hide caption

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The Housing Shortage Is Significant. It's Acute For Small, Entry-Level Homes

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Wednesday

Standoff Between Farmers And Tractor Makers Intensifies Over Repair Issues

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Tuesday

A U.S. Border Patrol vehicle drives along the fence at the U.S.-Mexico border. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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The Human Cost of Family Separation

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Friday

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Is 'Diversity And Inclusion' Far From Its Roots? And What's An NFT?

Sam talks to Kim Tran, an anti-racist author and consultant, about her article in Harper's Bazaar on how the diversity, equity and inclusion industry has strayed from its movement roots. Plus, what's an NFT? And why are people buying them? And what are they again? Sam breaks it all down with tech reporters Bobby Allyn and Erin Griffith to explain the phenomenon of the non-fungible token — and whether it can last.

Is 'Diversity And Inclusion' Far From Its Roots? And What's An NFT?

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Tuesday

A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. The digital currency's meteoric rise has minted millionaires and energized true believers around the world. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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Bitcoin: Mother Of All Bubbles, Or Revolutionary Breakthrough

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Saturday

The Latest In The GameStop Wall Street Stock Battle

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Friday

Exclusive: GOP Strategists Blame Trump For Georgia Senate Losses

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Wednesday

Skepticism about COVID-19 vaccinations has prompted suggestions that the government should pay people to get the shots. (AP Photo/LM Otero) LM Otero/AP hide caption

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Should The Government Pay People To Get Vaccinated? Some Economists Think So

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Tuesday

Should People Be Compensated For Getting A COVID-19 Vaccine?

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Sunday

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You Want To Move? Some Cities Will Pay You $10,000 To Relocate

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Tuesday

Some Cities In America's Heartland Offer To Pay Remote Workers For Moving There

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Wednesday

Belittled and unloved, corporate jargon endures, even thrives. Kaz Fantone/NPR hide caption

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Forgive Me, For I Have Sinned ... Against The English Language

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Tuesday

Why Corporate Jargon Never Seems To Go Away

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Wednesday

Two million Americans have started freelancing in the past 12 months, according to a new study from Upwork, a freelance job platform. And that has increased the proportion of the workforce that performs freelance work to 36%. Ada Yokota/Getty Images hide caption

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Jobs In The Pandemic: More Are Freelance And May Stay That Way Forever

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Tuesday

Freelance Economy Expands During The Coronavirus Pandemic

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Wednesday

Golden Daka participated in many events at Morehouse College, but the pandemic prevented him from giving his commencement speech as class valedictorian. Ross Gordon hide caption

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'Nothing Feels Tangible': Virtual Is New Reality For Grads Starting New Jobs

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Friday

Members Of The Class Of 2020 Face A Brutal Job Market

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