Alex Goldmark Alex Goldmark is the senior supervising producer of Planet Money.
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Alex Goldmark

Senior Supervising Producer, Planet Money

Alex Goldmark is the senior supervising producer of Planet Money and The Indicator from Planet Money. His reporting has appeared on shows including Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Radiolab, On The Media, APM's Marketplace, and in magazines such as GOOD and Fast Company. Previously, he was a senior producer at WNYC–New York Public Radio where he piloted new programming and helped grow young shows to the point where they now have their own coffee mug pledge gifts. Long ago, he was the executive producer of two shows at Air America Radio, a very short term consultant for the World Bank, a volunteer trying to fight gun violence in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, and also a poor excuse for a bartender in Washington, DC. He lives next to the Brooklyn Bridge and owns an orange velvet couch.

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Lariat Alhassan had lots of great paint to sell but no office where she could meet clients. And then she heard an ad on the radio that seemed too good to be true. Courtesy of Lariat Alhassan hide caption

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Nigeria, You Win! (Update)

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Embracing Modern Monetary Theory is like staring at this optical illusion. You can look at the same thing, and see things totally differently. Brocken Inaglory/Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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Modern Monetary Theory (Classic)

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Vodka Proof

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How To Meddle In An Election

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The Odds Of Winning The Lottery Are Not Good, But This Man Managed To Flip Them

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