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Maria Bartiromo

Groundbreaking Business News Journalist

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Maria Bartiromo talks about the evolution of her career from becoming the first person to report live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to landing the coveted daily three-hour morning time slot on Fox with her show, "Mornings with Maria Bartiromo."
Maria Bartiromo has been a pioneer in the journalism industry. She joined CNBC in 1993 after five years as a producer, writer and assignment editor with CNN Business News, where she wrote and produced some of CNN's top business programs. In 1995, she became the first journalist to report live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on a daily basis.   Bartiromo has covered business and the economy for more than 25 years and was one of the building blocks of business cable network CNBC. During her 20-year tenure as the face of CNBC, she launched the network’s morning program, "Squawk Box"; anchored "The Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo"; and was the anchor and managing editor of the nationally syndicated "On the Money with Maria Bartiromo," formerly "The Wall Street Journal Report with Maria Bartiromo."   Bartiromo joined FOX Business Network as their Global Markets Editor in January 2014. She is the anchor of "Mornings with Maria Bartiromo" and "Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo."   She is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards, including two Emmys and a Gracie Award. In 2009, the Financial Times named her one of the "50 Faces That Shaped the Decade," and she was the first female journalist to be inducted into the Cable Hall of Fame Class of 2011.   Bartiromo is the author of several books, including "The Weekend That Changed Wall Street," and "The 10 Laws of Enduring Success," both released in 2010.   She lives in New York City with her husband Jonathan Steinberg.

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