Ariens reports, “Gasparino, who has broken some of the biggest financial news stories both before and during this current crisis, hasn’t appeared on CNBC for several weeks. He’s also had some publicized on-air dust-ups with his CNBC colleagues, including this one with Dennis Kneale and this one with former CNBC anchor Dylan Ratigan.
“Before joining CNBC, Gasparino was a senior writer at Newsweek.
“We hear Gasparino’s deal is not yet signed. Still, an official announcement is expected sometime this week.”
Read more here. While at The Wall Street Journal, Gasparino was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in beat reporting in 2002 and won the New York Press Club award for best continuing coverage of the Wall Street research scandals. In 2003, he was nominated as part of a team of reporters for the paper’s coverage of the New York Stock Exchange, and the resignation of its former chairman, Richard Grasso.
Gasparino has won numerous business journalism awards, and he is the author of the book, “Blood on the Street,” which was a BusinessWeek bestseller and was listed by Barron’s as one of the best business books of 2005. Another book, “King of the Club: Richard Grasso and the Survival of the New York Stock Exchange,” about the New York Stock Exchange and Grasso, published in November 2007 by HarperCollins received rave reviews and was named by the Library Journal as one of the best business books of 2007.