CNBC hires Business Insider’s Kovach as tech editor
CNBC.com managing editor Jeffrey McCracken sent out the following announcement on Wednesday morning:
I am pleased to announce Steve Kovach is joining CNBC.com as Technology Editor. He will help run our Tech team on the East Coast as well as contribute some stories along the way.
Most recently, Steve was a senior correspondent at Business Insider. He joined the company in 2010 as a technology reporter and rose through the ranks in a variety of roles, including Deputy Editor of Tech Insider, which he helped launch in 2015. Additionally, he worked on programming for Business Insider’s annual Ignition conference.
Steve is a graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and earned a dual degree in Journalism and English. He lives in Queens with his fiancée and their two cats.
Steve grew up in Houston and swears he has no southern accent. He’s a major sci-fi aficionado and has encyclopedic knowledge of the Star Wars and Marvel universes. Steve is also a fan of the Mets, New York Giants and Syracuse basketball.
He will join the team in July. Please welcome Steve to the newsroom.