Kenny Malone Kenny Malone is a cohost for NPR's Planet Money podcast.
Kenny Malone, photographed for NPR, 2 August 2022, in New York, NY. Photo by Mamadi Doumbouya for NPR.
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Kenny Malone, photographed for NPR, 2 August 2022, in New York, NY. Photo by Mamadi Doumbouya for NPR.
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Kenny Malone

Cohost, Planet Money

Kenny Malone is a cohost for NPR's Planet Money podcast. Before that, he was a reporter for WNYC's Only Human podcast. Before that, he was a reporter for Miami's WLRN. And before that, he was a reporter for his friend T.C.'s homemade newspaper, Neighborhood News.

Malone's stories have investigated everything from abuse in Florida's assisted living facilities to health hackers building their own pancreas to the origins of seemingly made-up holidays like National Raisin Day. Or National Golf Day. Or National Splurge Day.

His work has won the National Edward R. Murrow Award for Use of Sound, the National Headliner Award, the Scripps Howard Award, and the Bronze Third Coast Festival Award. He studied mathematics at Xavier University in Cincinnati and proudly hails from Meadville, PA, where the zipper was invented.

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Would you like a side of offshoring with that?

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Planet Money: The carried interest tax loophole survives another challenge

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BONUS: Micro-Face: The Musical

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Heating up the weekend with three climate indicators

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It's Bobby Bonilla Day, the day each year the Mets pay the former player $1.2 million

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PM Live: The Most Collectible Comic Book Ever?

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Escheat show (Classic)

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Finally, our comic book

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What do McDonald's stores, oil, and nickel have in common?

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