SmartMoney consumer reporter headed to CNBC
Kelli B. Grant, the senior consumer reporter at SmartMoney.com, is leaving the online personal finance magazine for a job at CNBC on its website, a CNBC executive confirmed to Talking Biz News.
She will be on the enterprise team run by Jeff Nash, who joined CNBC.com last month from SmartMoney as well. Nash had been editor of SmartMoney.com.
Grant has been at SmartMoney since June 2005. She teaches consumers how to save money and spend it wisely through the popular Deal of the Day column three times a week. Her columns were promoted in SmartMoney magazine before the print publication was killed last year, and have been reprinted in the Wall Street Journal, AOL, MSN, Yahoo! and Diversion magazine.
She has also served as a SmartMoney.com source for television and radio interview, and also report savings tips in SmartMoney TV’s weekly Three Tips videos.
Before that, she was a reporter and an assistant to Marshall Loeb at Marketwatch.com.
Grant is a 2004 graduate of Ithaca.