David Brancaccio is special correspondent for public radio's popular daily program Marketplace, where he covers efforts to make the economy better serve more people. His special on economic alternatives, Fixing the Future, aired on PBS television last fall. As the long-time host and senior editor of NOW on PBS, public television's award-winning newsmagazine of investigative reporting and in-depth interviews covering politics, Brancaccio covered human rights, national security, the environment, health care and science policy. A broadcaster for 35 years, Brancaccio holds the top awards in broadcasting, including the Emmy, the Peabody, the DuPont-Columbia, and the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Coverage. He is author of a book about money and values titled Squandering Aimlessly.