Maria Bartiromo is anchor of CNBC’s “Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo” (M-F, 3-5 p.m. ET), and anchor and managing editor of the nationally syndicated “Wall Street Journal Report with Maria Bartiromo,” recently rated the most watched financial news program in America. Both programs air globally on the CNBC network.
In 1995, Bartiromo became the first journalist to report live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on a daily basis. She has covered Wall Street for 20 years. Bartiromo joined CNBC in 1993 after five years as a producer, writer and assignment editor with CNN Business News.
Bartiromo has received numerous prestigious awards, including a 2008 News and Documentary Emmy for her “Bailout Talks Collapse” program, broadcast on NBC Nightly News; and a Gracie Award for “Greenspan: Power, Money & the American Dream,” broadcast on CNBC.
She also won a second Emmy Award for her 2009 documentary, “Inside The Mind of Google,” which aired on CNBC. In 2009, the Financial Times named her one of the “50 Faces That Shaped the Decade.” She will be inducted into the Cable Hall of Fame Class of 2011, for her impact on the cable industry – the first journalist to be inducted. Bartiromo is the author of several books, including “The Weekend That Changed Wall Street,” published by Portfolio / Penguin, and “The 10 Laws of Enduring Success,” published by Random House; both released in 2010.
Bartiromo graduated from New York University, where she studied journalism and economics.