CNBC anchor Maria Bartiromo ranked No. 27 and fellow CNBC anchorÂ Erin Burnett ranked No. 28Â in Forbes magazine’s list of the most influential women in media.
The magazine stated, “Bartiromo’s job took on especial significance during the economic crisis, and she has interviewed figures in the thick of it, such as Bank of America’s CEO Ken Lewis, national economic council director Larry Summers and former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan.”
On Burnett, the magazine stated, “The blue-eyed brunette’s good looks certainly haven’t hurt her career, she’s been nicknamed ‘Sweet Sweetie’ and been called a ‘knockout,’ on air by Chris Matthews.”
Suze Orman, who has a personal finance show on CNBC, is No. 18 on the list.
See the entire list here.