Bartiromo on how biz journalism has changed
Lulu Chiang, a senior producer at CNBC, interviewed CNBC anchor Maria Bartiromo about what has changed in business journalism in the 15 years since she began reporting live from the New York Stock Exchange floor.
Bartiromo said, “This is really special. Over the 15 years that I’ve been broadcasting, it wasn’t always easy. When the markets turned ugly, it was people’s money was on the line.
“I think one of the most important things that we were able to do on ‘Squawk Box’ when I first started broadcasting was open up the morning research call.
“More than broadcasting from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, opening up the research call truly impacted individuals. I had a few of sources at some of the trading desks, and thanks to those people, it opened the door to other people.”
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