Daniel Gorenstein is the Executive Editor and Host of the Tradeoffs podcast show produced in collaboration with the Leonard Davis Institute, the Annenberg School of Communication and Penn's Center for Public Health Initiatives. Funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the California Health Care Foundation, Tradeoffs is an in-depth news program focused on the health care policymaking process.
Gorenstein is a graduate of the Quaker-run Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana, where he received a BA in Human Development and Social Relations. He began his journalism career at the unique Chicago Reporter, an award-winning regional monthly journal focused on exploring the drivers and consequences of poverty and racism in that city. He went on to work as a reporter at the NPR's New Hampshire Public Radio station for 11 years before moving to American Public Media as senior health care business reporter on the Marketplace show. In late 2019, after six years at Marketplace, he left to pursue the opportunity to produce the Tradeoffs show.
During his twenty years as a reporter, Gorenstein has won a number of national awards including the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi investigative reporting award.