Candy Cheng, the San Francisco-based executive producer of Bloomberg Studio 1.0, Bloomberg Television’s long-form interview series, has left the news organization.
She produced conversations with industry leaders including, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, and Alibaba Founder Jack Ma. She is also the head of technology interviews, regularly booking top tech executives, investors, entrepreneurs, and other newsmakers for Bloomberg Media Group, including Sheryl Sandberg, Ginni Rometty, and Meg Whitman, among others.
In her time at Bloomberg, she helped launch several TV news programs, including “Lunch Money,” “Bloomberg West,” “Studio 1.0” and “Bloomberg Technology.” She also spearheaded Bloomberg TV’s coverage of major technology IPOs including Facebook, Alibaba, and Uber.
Prior to joining Bloomberg in 2010, Cheng was a producer for CNBC’s “Mad Money with Jim Cramer.” She was in charge of the “Mad Money Back to School Tour,” producing remote shows with 1,000+ audience members in locations such as the University of Southern California, The University of Virginia, and The University of Texas at Austin.
Cheng graduated from the University of Southern California with a bachelor’s degree in International Relations and concentration in foreign policy. She went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Journalism from Columbia University.