MARKETPLACE MORNING REPORT FROM THE BBC WORLD SERVICE

The BBC World Service and Marketplace have been partners for over a decade, bringing together the best of both worlds – Marketplace’s business and economics know-how and the BBC World Service’s global reach with sources from around the world. Live from London each weekday at 5:51 a.m. ET since 2017, the co-produced first feed of Marketplace Morning Report focuses on the global business economic news that Americans staring their day need to know.

Host

Victoria Craig

Length

00:07:30

Producers

Leisha Chi-Santorelli, Senior Journalist Team Manager
Stephen Ryan, Senior Producer
Jonathan Frewin, Senior Producer

Resources

Victoria Craig, Senior Presenter & Correspondent

Victoria Craig hosts the global edition of Marketplace Morning Report every weekday on public radio stations across America. She made her way to the BBC in 2017 after five years in New York covering Wall Street and the US economy. While Victoria relishes the exhilaration of the morning news rush, she also enjoys getting out in the field and meeting people to hear their stories face-to-face. When she’s not behind the mic, you can find her hiking through the English countryside with her fiancé Adam and dog Ricardo, working on her needlepoint skills, or hunting for the best culinary delights all across the world. She is from Kansas City, Missouri.

Leisha Chi-Santorelli, Senior Journalist Team Manager

In Leisha’s 10 years with the BBC, she’s worked across its global and domestic-facing network television, radio and digital programs. She is part of the BBC’s Modernizing News working group and highly committed to Diversity & Inclusion initiatives as co-chair of the Black, Asian and ethnic minority staff network.

Stephen Ryan, Senior Producer

Stephen Ryan’s work across the BBC's international business shows includes producing and reporting from India's 2019 general election, traveling on Africa's first high-speed train in Morocco, and meeting the musicians working to set up Mozambique's first youth symphony orchestra.

Jonathan Frewin, Senior Producer

Jonathan Frewin is a senior producer who was part of the original founding of the BBC-Marketplace partnership. He continues to provide the best of the BBC’s global content to American audiences through all editions of Marketplace Morning Report (Cast 1 to 6) as well as the flagship Marketplace PM show.


Research

Marketplace Morning Report is heard by 8.5 million listeners each week.

Marketplace Morning Report audience2:

  • 45% female, 55% male.
  • Median age of 56, with 44% between 25 and 54.
  • 73% hold bachelor’s degrees or higher.
  • 59% have an annual household income of $75,000 or more.

Source: ACT1 Systems based on Nielsen Audio Nationwide DMA Audience Estimates, Persons 12+, Fall 2020.

Broadcast Rights

Marketplace Morning Report is available to all American Public Media affiliate stations for broadcast. Marketplace Morning Report must be aired live; no tape delaying or editing allowed. Full broadcast rights for this program can be viewed and downloaded here. Prior to carrying this series, stations must confirm carriage with American Public Media.


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