CNBC moves Sheetz to space beat

CNBC Digital reporter Michael Sheetz has been appointed to covering the space industry on a full-time basis. He previously was a markets reporter but has been writing about space whenever possible. He will now be covering SpaceX, Blue Origin, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Virgin Galactic, Maxar and Iridium. “The current crisis and volatile environment […]

Former CNBC anchor Caruso-Cabrera to run for Congress

Former CNBC correspondent and anchor Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has launched a challenge in the Democratic primary against freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York. Caruso-Cabrera has also served as a member of the board of directors for financial services firm Beneficient. She will take a leave from her role as CNBC contributor for the duration of […]

CNBC editorial adds two new hires

Melodie Warner is joining CNBC as a news editor. There, she will help manage the CNBC website. Previously, Warner was with Bloomberg News, where she covered corporate and general breaking news from regulatory filings, press releases and social media posts. Her new role begins late February. Before that, Melodie spent 17 years at Dow Jones, […]

CNBC Select seeks an editor

CNBC Digital is looking to hire a talented editor to develop its financial coverage for a broad consumer audience under the New York City-based Select brand. CNBC Select is a newly launched, consumer-friendly section of CNBC devoted to providing our readers with rigorous reviews and personal finance advice so they can make informed decisions about […]

State Department delays CNBC FOI request for info on China meeting

The U.S. State Department is delaying responding to CNBC’s Freedom of Information Act request for details about a meeting at the White House with Chinese investors, reports Kayla Tausche of CNBC. Tausche reports, “The original filing requested ‘expedited processing,’ granted in cases of newsworthiness or urgency. CNBC reasoned this meeting possessed both qualities, and, if […]

Fox Business claims top three programs on business TV

Fox Business has claimed the top three programs on business television while recording double-digit growth over the year. With Fox Business’s two shows, “Varney $ Co” and “Lou Dobbs Tonight” ranked high, the network’s business day programming also drew in 207,000 total viewers. This was a higher figure than CNBC’s 203,000. Apart from these programs, […]

CNBC hires Repko to cover big-box retailers

CNBC.com managing editor Jeffrey McCracken sent out the following announcement on Monday to the staff: I am pleased to announce a new hire for the CNBC.com newsroom. Melissa Repko joins us as a retail reporter focusing on big-box retailers like Walmart and Target. She comes from The Dallas Morning News, where she has worked since […]

CNBC’s Harwood named White House correspondent at CNN

John Harwood has left his post as editor at large at CNBC to join CNN as a White House correspondent. At CNBC, Harwood was covering Washington for the network and was also the host of the CNBC Digital original video series, “Speakeasy with John Harwood.” He also wrote a weekly column, “Political Memo” for The […]

CNBC seeks a San Francisco bureau chief

The CNBC San Francisco Bureau Chief is responsible for driving standout coverage of major technology companies, trends and local economic issues while establishing the bureau as a nerve center for the network’s influence among the Silicon Valley’s corporate leaders and investors. The ideal candidate will build upon an existing network of contacts across industry as […]

CNBC seeks biotech/pharma reporter

CNBC Digital is looking for a health care reporter for our website to cover the industry’s biggest biotech and pharmaceutical companies, federal and state health policy, regulations and investigations as well as the tobacco and emerging cannabis industries. The ideal candidate will be able to juggle both breaking real-time news as well as long-form features […]