Bryant Urstadt Bryant Urstadt is the editor of Planet Money, NPR's podcast about economics.
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Bryant Urstadt

Bryant Urstadt

Editor, Planet Money

Bryant Urstadt is the editor of Planet Money, NPR's podcast about economics. Planet Money specializes in taking complicated subjects, finding the people at the center of them, and turning their stories into entertaining narratives. He is part of the team which won a Peabody for reporting on the fake bank accounts scandal at Wells Fargo.

Before joining Planet Money, he was the features editor at Bloomberg Businessweek, which also specialized in taking complicated subjects, finding the people at the center of them, and turning their stories into entertaining narratives. There, he was part of a group which won numerous National Magazine Awards, for general excellence, as well as for single-issue topics like coding, and the financial crisis. He also oversaw online features, and helped build the Businessweek web site.

Before that, he was a full-time writer, and wrote for magazines like New York, Rolling Stone, The New Yorker, Harpers, Outside, Businessweek, and many other places, covering everything from hockey to derivatives.

And before that, he was an NPR listener who sent checks to his local member station.

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Stanford's 'Marriage Pact' Is Actually A Great Way To Understand Economic Markets

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As Material Prices Rise, Economists Say There May Be A New Supercycle Ahead

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You Asked For Shots, Tuna, Metal, and Money

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The Carriage Tax

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