Amanda Aronczyk Amanda Aronczyk is a co-host and reporter for Planet Money, NPR's award-winning podcast that finds creative, entertaining ways to make sense of the big, complicated forces that move our economy.
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Amanda Aronczyk

Amanda Aronczyk

Co-Host and Reporter, Planet Money

Amanda Aronczyk (she/her) is a co-host and reporter for Planet Money, NPR's award-winning podcast that finds creative, entertaining ways to make sense of the big, complicated forces that move our economy. She joined the team in October 2019.

Before that, she was a reporter at WNYC, New York Public Radio, where she contributed stories to Radiolab, On the Media, United States of Anxiety, The Brian Lehrer Show and more. Aronczyk covered science and health, and she fondly remembers collecting saliva from voters to measure stress, corresponding with the Unabomber and using nose swabs to solve a classic office mystery: who came to work sick? She was also the lead reporter on the award-winning 10-story companion series to PBS' "The Emperor of All Maladies," presented by NPR and WNYC.

Aronczyk also teaches audio journalism at the Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY.

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Behind Those 'Extended Auto Warranties' Robocalls

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About Your Extended Warranty

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You Asked For Shots, Tuna, Metal, and Money

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How Printer Companies Are Locking People Into Loyalty

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A Look At The Fallout Of TikTok Ban In India

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Nervous TikTok

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The History Of Scabby The Rat

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WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 29: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law on Online Platforms and Market Power in the Rayburn House office Building, July 29, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mandel Ngan-Pool/Getty Images) Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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The Case Against Facebook

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How The Rat Blew Up

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Why Americans Have Been Deceived About Canada's Health Care System

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What's Next for the Economy?

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TRUMP INTERNATIONAL HOTEL - COLUMBUS CIRCLE, NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES - 2017/01/15: Hundreds of activists and allies from the newly-formed anti-Trump group Rise & Resist staged a peaceful protest at Trump International Hotel and Tower in New York City, to fight against the radical changes to the American healthcare system proposed by the Trump Administration and Republicans. Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Frame Canada

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The Shady World Of Call Center Work

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