The demanding career, family, social life – CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo weighs in on whether it’s all possible
About Maria Bartiromo
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 was inducted into the Cable Hall of Fame Class of 2011, for her impact on the cable industry – the first female 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 writes a monthly column for USA TODAY. She has written a weekly column for BusinessWeek and Milano Finanza, as well as monthly columns for Individual Investor, Ticker and Reader’s Digest magazines, and she has been published in the Financial Times, Newsweek, Town and Country, Registered Rep and the New York Post.
In addition to being a member of the Board of Trustees of New York University, Bartiromo is on the Board of Directors of the New York City Ballet, the Girl Scout Council of Greater New York, the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF); as well as PENCIL, Public Education Needs Civic Involvement and Leadership, which is a non-profit group focusing on improving New York high schools. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Young Global Leaders of the World Economic Forum, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Economic Club of New York, and the Board of Governors of the Columbus Citizens Foundation.
Bartiromo graduated from New York University, where she studied journalism and economics.
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