Marketplace has named Francesca Levy, formerly head of the podcast department at Bloomberg, as Executive Director, Digital.
Levy will be tasked with managing the on-demand, social media and digital teams and overseeing digital operations and distribution.Marketplace offers such podcasts as Make Me Smart, The Uncertain Hour and This Is Uncomfortable. Levy will also support the firm’s library of on-demand content.
“I have admired the reporting at Marketplace for years,” Levy says. “Whether on radio, on the web or in podcasting, the Marketplace brand has always represented breaking down business and financial content into what matters for most Americans,” Levy said.
Levy oversaw the expansion of Bloomberg’s podcast slate.