Robert Smith [CAN/USA]
host and correspondent for NPR’s Planet Money
Robert Smith is a host and correspondent for NPR’s Planet Money, a show that explains the global economy in the least boring way possible. While holding a microphone, Robert has drilled for crude oil, launched a satellite into space, and harvested cotton for the Planet Money T-shirt. His investigation into how Wells Fargo bank punished its employees won a Peabody award in 2017. Previously Robert was the New York correspondent for NPR and worked in local radio in Seattle, Los Angeles and Salt Lake City.