Media Moves

Ted David leaving CNBC Radio

April 30, 2008

Ted David, a longtime personality at CNBC, is leaving the network at the end of the week, according to a posting from Chris Ariens at TVNewser. He had been the main voice of CNBC Radio.

Ted DavidA memo from CNBC vice president Jonathan Wald stated, “One of CNBC’s originals is moving on. Ted David started here just a month before CNBC went on the air in 1989 and he has been a valued member of the staff ever since, most recently as the principal voice of CNBC Radio. Please join me in thanking Ted for his many years of service at CNBC. We wish him the best of luck in his retirement. Ted’s last day on air will be May 2.”

Read more here. When David left CNBC’s TV operations as a “Morning Call” co-anchor to join radio, it sparked the largest number of reader comments ever on Talking Biz News.

Prior to joining CNBC, David was an ABC News correspondent for eight years and specialized in general news, as well as medical and consumer issues. Ted also has been a radio news director and DJ in New York City.

He has won numerous awards including a National Press Club citation for Best Consumer Journalism; The Ohio State Award for Excellence in Educational, Informational and Public Affairs Broadcasting; and The American Cancer Society’s Gaspar Award.

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