Media Movers: CNBC’s Kelli Grant

Being a beat journalist comes with a special gift: You are instantly viewed as an expert in your topic. Kelli Grant decided to become a true expert in personal finance. She is among the first working journalists to earn the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation, which recognizes financial advisors who meet education, experience, and ethics […]

Aldana swaps CNBC for CNN

Ryan Waterman Aldana has joined CNN as a writer and producer on “CNN Newsroom with Jim Acosta” and “Inside Politics with Dana Bash.” Recently, Aldana was a writer for “Squawk Box” at CNBC. There, he also served as a writer and assistant producer for “The Exhange” and “Power Lunch.” He joined there as an intern […]

Morning Brew hires Cohen as HR reporter

Mikaela Cohen has joined Morning Brew as a human resource reporter. Recently, she freelanced for CNBC, where she reported for two of the network’s special reports – Workforce Wire and Technology Executive Council. Cohen also interned at CNBC ‘Make It.’ She was one of the 21 students selected to be in the inaugural class of […]

CNBC appoints Turner senior social editor for ‘Make It’

Ashley Turner has joined CNBC’s ‘Make It’ team as a senior social editor. Turner joined CNBC in January 2018 as an intern for Since then, she has held the posts of digital news associated and social media producer. She interned at ABC News and Gannett-owned New Jersey daily newspaper the Asbury Park Press. Turner […]

Fund that used CNBC’s Cramer picks is closing

An exchange-traded fund that mimics CNBC “Mad Money” anchor Jim Cramer’s stock picks is shutting down after failing to attract investors, reports Ariel Zilber of The New York Post. Zilber reports, “In the press release, Tuttle said the goal of launching both ETFs was to ‘facilitate a conversation’ with Cramer and his host network. “‘Unfortunately, Mr. Cramer […]

CNBC hires Bloomberg’s Peebles to cover health and pharma

CNBC senior vice president Dan Colarusso sent out the following to the staff on Tuesday: I’m excited to announce Angelica Peebles will join CNBC as our Health and Pharmaceutical Reporter based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. Some of you may remember Angelica – back when her last name was LaVito – as she covered consumer health for […]

CNBC hires Semafors’ Hoffman as on-air contributor

CNBC has appointed Liz Hoffman as on-air contributor. She is business and finance editor at Semafor. Previously, Hoffman was a senior reporter at The Wall Street Journal. There, she was also a banking reporter and formerly covered mergers and acquisitions and corporate law. She also reported on corporate deals, finance and governance for Law360 as […]

CNBC hires Toulon as director of standards

Karen Amanda Toulon has been hired as director of standards for CNBC. Previously, she worked at CNBC from 1989 to 1994, holding the posts of daytime co-supervising producer, producer and associate producer. Toulon has worked at Bloomberg for 22 years, holding various posts, including New York bureau chief, executive editor for global newsmakers, senior equality […]

CNBC launches “Live Ambitiously” ad campaign

Lucas Manfredi of The Wrap writes about how CNBC is using business and entertainment leaders for its new “Live Ambitiously” brand campaign. Manfredi writes, “Tom Clendenin, CNBC’s senior vice president of marketing, says ‘Live Ambitiously’ is designed to ‘inspire the audience to recognize and embrace their own ambition, and seize opportunities to improve their lives and […]

CNBC’s Tausche joins CNN as senior White House correspondent

Kayla Tausche has been hired by CNN as a Senior White House Correspondent, the network announced Monday. Tausche joins CNN after more than a decade at CNBC, most recently serving as anchor and senior White House Correspondent reporting on the Biden administration, Cabinet agencies and elections and filling in as anchor for all CNBC programs. […]