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

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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Small wheels of Gouda line the shelves at 't Kaaswinkeltje cheese shop in Gouda, the Netherlands. Amanda Aronczyk/NPR hide caption

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The case of the missing cheese racks

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ALA members Alan Inouye, Barb Macikas, and Sari Feldman march towards the offices of a major publisher, Macmillan, in Manhattan. They carry boxes of petitions addressed to John Sargent, at the time Macmillan's CEO. The petitions protest a controversial policy on e-books in libraries. American Library Association/ALA hide caption

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The E-Book Wars

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The high cost of a strong dollar

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Percy cashier Carla, who telecommutes from Nicaragua to Toronto, speaking with Planet Money host Amanda Aronczyk. Amanda Aronczyk/NPR hide caption

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Would you like a side of offshoring with that?

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Indicators of the Week: Old problems, new solutions?

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We Buy a Superhero 8: Micro-Face: The Musical

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'CryptoQueen' Ruja Ignatova's international scheme landed her on FBI's Most Wanted

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Suitcases, secret lists, and Citizens United

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Investing in mediocrity

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The student loan paaaaauuuuuse

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