Adrian Ma is a reporter covering business, work, and the economy for WCPN/ideastream and Marketplace. He's reported on why competition is heating up among realtors and the controlled-chaos of economist speed-dating. Previously, he was a producer at WNYC News. His work has also aired on NPR's Planet Money, and Marketplace. In 2017, the Association of Independents in Radio named him a New Voices Scholar, an honor highlighting emerging talent in public media. Some years ago, he worked in a ramen shop.