Tess Vigeland

Peter Weis
August 14, 2015
Nicola Taggart
August 15, 2015
Author, veteran journalist & former host of NPR's Marketplace

Tess Vigeland is a veteran journalist, and a well-known voice to millions of American radio listeners. She is the CEO of Tess Vigeland Productions, a Los Angeles-based multi-media company. Tess spent 11 years as an anchor for public radio’s Marketplace, including six hosting the personal finance show Marketplace Money. Her first book, titled “Leap: Leaving A Job With No Plan B to Find the Career and Life You Really Want,” was published in August 2015, by Random House Harmony. When she’s not locked away writing, Tess can be heard as a backup anchor for NPR’s All Things Considered, as well as KCRW’s To The Point and KPCC’s Take Two in Los Angeles. She also serves as a professional emcee, speaker, panel moderator, and interviewer for conferences and other events. Tess also writes for The New York Times and The Guardian, among numerous other publications.

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Leap: Leaving a Job with No Plan B

Tess has been on an incredible journey, leaping from her “dream job” into the great unknown, without a career plan for the first time in her […]

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