David Brown (radio host)

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David Brown is an American lawyer, radio personality, award-winning journalist and host of public radio's statewide daily newsmagazine "Texas Standard". He previously anchored the nationally syndicated Marketplace radio program from American Public Media from September 2003 to August 2005. Prior to becoming host of that program, David Brown was one of its senior producers.

Before joining the Marketplace team, Brown worked in several roles including reporter, producer, and host for The Christian Science Monitor newspaper's Monitor Radio service.

David Brown holds a law degree from Washington and Lee University and is a member of the State Bar of California. He also holds a Master's degree in Classics/Great Books from St. John's College and a Bachelor's degree in journalism from Georgia State University.

Brown served as the host and executive producer of "Texas Music Matters" on KUT 90.5, the NPR affiliate in Austin, Texas until 2013 when KUT tapped him to develop a signature news program for the station which went "all news" after the purchase of sister station KUTX in late 2012.

Brown also authored, "A Gutenberg Moment," the opening chapter of the communications textbook, "The Future of News: An Agenda of Perspectives."

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Preceded by
David Brancaccio
Host of Marketplace
Succeeded by
Kai Ryssdal