Diana Olick is a CNBC Washington Correspondent. Based at the network's Washington D.C. bureau, Olick covers the policy and politics of business,while providing an inside look into Congress' influence on finance and the economy.
Prior to joining CNBC, Olick reported for CBS News, covering Congress and the Supreme Court for all hard news broadcasts, including "CBS Evening News with Dan Rather." While assigned to the CBS News Washington bureau, Olick covered the George W. Bush Presidential and Hillary Clinton Senate campaigns, the Florida vote count controversy and the John F. Kennedy Jr. airplane crash. Olick also traveled to Albania to cover the Kosovo crisis.
Before her assignment to the CBS News Washington Bureau, Olick worked at CBS News bureaus in New York and Dallas where she covered a variety of stories, including the trial of Oklahoma City bomber Terry Nichols, and the JonBenet Ramsey murder.
Previously, Olick worked as a general assignment reporter for CBS Seattle affiliate KIRO-TV, for WZZM-TV in Grand Rapids, Mich., and for CBS affiliate WABI-TV in Bangor, Maine. Olick also held a position with the Medill News Service, serving as a news correspondent for KDLH-TV in Duluth, Minn., and for WDAY-AM in Fargo, N.D.
Olick received a bachelor's degree in comparative literature and soviet studies from Columbia University in 1989, and in 1991 received a master's degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.