CNBC.com managing editor Jeff McCracken sent out the following announcement on Friday:
I am pleased to announce Mike Calia has been named Politics Editor for CNBC.com.
Mike joined CNBC nearly a year ago as a hot seat editor for the breaking news desk often handling late breaking news.
Prior to CNBC, he spent more than eight years at Dow Jones where he worked as a reporter and editor at Dow Jones Newswires and The Wall Street Journal. He had his start in the business working on the copy desks of The Press of Atlantic City and The Record.
Mike received his bachelor’s degree in English with a concentration in Journalism from New Jersey City University. He lives in New Jersey with his wife, Katie, son, Benji, dog, Oscar – and another Calia on the way.
Please join me in congratulating Mike on his new role.