CNBC senior vice president Dan Colarusso and managing editor Lacy O’Toole sent out the following announcement on Tuesday:
We’re happy to announce Katie Slaman is moving to become CNBC’s San Francisco bureau chief.As technology companies and the cultures around them become an even bigger part of the global markets, Katie is the ideal person to guide our growing West Coast television presence.Since 2011, Katie has been a mainstay at CNBC, most recently serving as our Senior Enterprise Editor in Englewood Cliffs. She has distinguished herself in every role she’s tackled here, whether it was as a field producer covering the Greek Debt Crisis or her time on CNBC International’s London news desk or managing the balance of daily story offerings and juggling daily event coverage.In her new role, she’ll focus on increasing original reporting and new broadcast segments around the major technology companies, venture capital firms and issues important to the Northern California business community. She’ll also work closely with the CNBC.com editorial team and its bureau chief Matt Rosoff to bring its reporting to our television audience. Katie will start her role May 1, however, given circumstances surrounding the spread of Coronavirus, her relocation will be complete this summer.While we will miss her in EC, please join me in congratulating Katie on her new adventure.