Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz covers business for WNYC and is the host of The Season . He has contributed to Planet Money , On The Media , All Things Considered , Morning Edition , and Marketplace .

Ilya was born and raised in Manhattan and lives in Brooklyn. He attended Stuyvesant High School and Wesleyan University, and has also worked as a producer at WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show, a producer at NPR's All Things Considered, a reporter at Radio MultiKulti (sadly now defunct) in Berlin, Germany, and Radio Prague, in the Czech Republic.


You reveal from the get-go in The Season , that you aren't a football fan, how did that influence your decision to take on this series? And how did it impact the telling?