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Kai Ryssdal

Host & Senior Editor of American Public Media's "Marketplace"; Co-Host of the "Make Me Smart" Podcast

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 Kai Ryssdal Biography

Kai Ryssdal is an American radio journalist and has been the host and senior editor of “Marketplace,” a business program that airs weekdays on U.S. public radio stations. Marketplace is produced and distributed by American Public Media & covers all topics business & the economy. Ryssdal took over as host in 2005. Before hosting Marketplace, he was host of the Marketplace Morning Report, a seven-minute business roundup, as well as the weekend program Marketplace Money.

Ryssdal began in public radio as an intern, then reporter and finally substitute host for “The California Report” at KQED-FM in San Francisco. Prior to that, he was a member of the United States Foreign Service in Ottawa and Beijing. He also spent eight years in the US Navy flying from an aircraft carrier and served as a Pentagon staff officer.

The Radio and Television News Directors Association and the national Public Radio News Directors Association have honored him with awards for his radio work.

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Kai Ryssdal

Host & Senior Editor of American Public Media's "Marketplace"; Co-Host of the "Make Me Smart" Podcast

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Kai Ryssdal Biography

Kai Ryssdal is an American radio journalist and has been the host and senior editor of “Marketplace,” a business program that airs weekdays on U.S. public radio stations. Marketplace is produced and distributed by American Public Media & covers all topics business & the economy. Ryssdal took over as host in 2005. Before hosting Marketplace, he was host of the Marketplace Morning Report, a seven-minute business roundup, as well as the weekend program Marketplace Money.

Ryssdal began in public radio as an intern, then reporter and finally substitute host for “The California Report” at KQED-FM in San Francisco. Prior to that, he was a member of the United States Foreign Service in Ottawa and Beijing. He also spent eight years in the US Navy flying from an aircraft carrier and served as a Pentagon staff officer.

The Radio and Television News Directors Association and the national Public Radio News Directors Association have honored him with awards for his radio work.

Kai Ryssdal Videos

  • Kai Ryssdal explains the bond market
    If you want to know what's going on in the economy, you ought to be watching the bond market. Thing is, it can get kind of confusing.
  • Stronger Together: Expanding Worker Voice to Expand Economic Opportunity

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  • How to book Kai Ryssdal?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Kai Ryssdal for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Kai Ryssdal, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Kai Ryssdal or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Kai Ryssdal?

    Booking fees for Kai Ryssdal, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Kai Ryssdal, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Kai Ryssdal?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Kai Ryssdal for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Kai Ryssdal for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Kai Ryssdal or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Kai Ryssdal or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Kai Ryssdal is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Kai Ryssdal for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Kai Ryssdal generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are James Fallows, David Brooks, David G. Bradley, James Bennet and Corby Kummer. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Kai Ryssdal for an upcoming event.

Kai Ryssdal Speaker Videos

  • Kai Ryssdal explains the bond market
    If you want to know what's going on in the economy, you ought to be watching the bond market. Thing is, it can get kind of confusing.
    Stronger Together: Expanding Worker Voice to Expand Economic Opportunity

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