Reporter Kelly leaving CNBC
Kate Kelly, a reporter at CNBC covering Wall Street, is leaving the business news channel after six and a half years.
Her last day is Friday.
In an email to friends and sources, Kelly wrote:
I wanted to let you know that Friday will be my last day at CNBC. After a terrific six and a half year run here, it’s time for the next chapter.
Kelly joined CNBC in May 2010 as a reporter focusing on hedge funds and Wall Street. She appears during CNBC’s Business Day programming and contributes to CNBC.com.
Previously, Kelly was a staff reporter for The Wall Street Journal, where she spent a decade. She covered numerous firms for the Journal, including Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley as well as the movie business and the New York Stock Exchange. Before joining the Journal in 2001, she was a writer and reporter for Time magazine and, before that, a reporter at The New York Observer.
She has won a number of prestigious awards, including two Gerald Loeb Awards, four awards from the Society of American Business Editors and a Livingston Award for Young Journalists in the national reporting category.
She also has been honored by the Newswomen’s Club of New York, the Medill School of Journalism and the New York City Deadline Club. She is the best-selling author of “Street Fighters: The Last 72 Hours of Bear Stearns, the Toughest Firm on Wall Street” and she released her second book, “The Secret Club That Runs The World: Inside the Fraternity of Commodity Traders,” in June 2014.