Alex Goldmark Alex Goldmark is the executive producer of Planet Money.
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Alex Goldmark

Alex Goldmark

Executive Producer, Planet Money

Alex Goldmark is the executive producer of Planet Money and The Indicator from Planet Money.

During his time there, the economics reporting unit has expanded from a twice-weekly Planet Money podcast to add a second, short daily podcast, The Indicator; a weekly broadcast radio program; a short video series; a newsletter; and Planet Money Summer School as well as NPR's first TikTok channel; first and only: superhero empire, record label, and oil company. Under his leadership, his team has also won various awards including a Peabody, a duPont-Columbia, a Murrow award. He was was also an advisor on NPR's Pulitzer Prize-winning No Compromise series.

Off air: he spent a year researching and prototyping uses of artificial intelligence for journalism as a JSK Journalism Fellow at Stanford in 2023, work that continues in partnership with Stanford. He is a Journalist-in-Residence at Stanford's Institute for Human-Centered AI.

Before NPR, Alex produced all kinds of audio programs from short form local podcasts, to live national daily call-in radio, to longform narratives and live events for public and commercial radio. He's reported on politics, business, arts, transportation and more for NPR, Marketplace, BBC, several NPR member stations, Air America Radio and has written for magazines like GOOD and Fast Company. He is based in New York City and usually bikes to the office.

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The 26 Words That Made The Internet What It Is (Encore)

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