Richard Johnson at the New York Post writes Wednesday that the other CNBC female anchors are upset at the amount of attention bestowed upon Maria Bartiromo and Erin Burnett.
Johnson wrote, “A source says reporters including sexy blonde Melissa Francis, who covers energy, have complained to CNBC suits that while they get zip, Bartiromo and Burnett are treated like princesses – with massive promotion, regular gigs on the ‘Today’ show and ‘NBC Nightly News,’ perks such as limos and gushing quotes from network brass in newspaper articles.
“‘The catfight that started with Maria being jealous of Erin’s rise has spread down the line. Now all of the other female reporters are getting p – – – ed off,’ our insider said.
“‘They’re going to management and telling them they want equal treatment – better public relations, better placement on the air. They are all being divas now. It’s gotten ridiculous.'”
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