Maria Bartiromo is the host of "The Wall Street Journal Report with Maria Bartiromo" which premiered in national syndication on September 18, 2004. Bartiromo serves as the co-anchor of "Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo and Tyler Mathisen" (M-F, 3-4 p.m. ET) and anchor of "Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo," (M-F, 4 p.m. ET), daily CNBC business news programs.
"The Wall Street Journal Report with Maria Bartiromo" is a half-hour weekly nationally syndicated business, financial and economic news program, produced by CNBC in conjunction with the editors of The Wall Street Journal and distributed by NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution. The half-hour weekly newscast appears on over 200 stations each week and provides the clarity, depth and insight of The Wall Street Journal in a television magazine format.
In addition, Bartiromo regularly contributes to NBC's "Today Show," NBC flagship station WNBC in New York, KNBC's "Today In L.A.," WMAQ's "Today in Chicago" and CNBC Asia's daily broadcasts, and, when warranted by vigorous stock market activity, CNBC sister-network MSNBC and other NBC affiliates nationwide. In 1995, Bartiromo became the first journalist to report live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on a daily basis where she covered breaking news for the network's unscripted and fast-paced business morning program, "Squawk Box." She reported from the NYSE for 10 years.
Bartiromo joined CNBC in 1993 after five years as a producer and assignment editor with CNN Business News. She has anchored the television coverage of New York City's world famous Columbus Day Parade since 1995. In 2004, Bartiromo was honored with The Union League of Philadelphia's prestigious Lincoln Statue Award, for significant contributions to the United States of America. In 1996, Bartiromo was nominated for a CableACE Award for her three-part series on the Internet and its implications for investors. In 1997, she received the Coalition of Italo-American Associations' Excellence in Broadcast Journalism Award. In 2002, Bartiromo was nominated for a Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism for her piece on the widows of September 11.
Bartiromo will launch a regular column for Reader's Digest in late 2004. She wrote monthly columns for Individual Investor and Ticker magazines for nine years and she has been published in Newsweek, Town and Country, Registered Rep and the New York Post. HarperCollins published her book, "Use the News: How to Separate the Noise from the Investment Nuggets and Make Money in Any Economy" in June 2001. The book was on the bestseller lists of The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and USA Today. Bartiromo is on the board of directors of The New York City Ballet as well as PENCIL, Public Education Needs Civic Involvement and Leadership, which is a non profit group focusing on improving New York high schools and a board member of The Wharton's Leadership Advisory Board. Bartiromo graduated from New York University, where she majored in journalism and minored in economics.