Sanford Cannold is the Executive Producer in charge of Special Projects for CNBC. Under his leadership, the network produced nearly 200 hours of additional live prime-time programming about the global financial crisis during the final 3-months of 2008.
He is also the Supervising Producer and co-creator of CNBC's Squawk on the Street, the network's first ever live show to be broadcast from the New York Stock Exchange during market hours. Squawk on the Street was CNBC's highest-rated show in 2008 and remains among the highest rated programs on the network this year.
Cannold is an award winning producer of long form programming, wining a Peabody Award for his work on the 2-hour documentary "The Age of Wal-Mart," a National Headliner Award for "The Big Lie: Inside the Rise & Fraud at WorldCom," and an A.P. Broadcast Award for a story about Darryl Strawberry trying to make it back to the major leagues in 1996. He has also been nominated for four Emmy's and a two time Loeb Award finalist.
Prior to CNBC, Sandy worked as a producer and occasional reporter for nearly a decade at WNYW/FOX-5 in New York. During his time there he covered multiple World Series, the Oklahoma City Bombing, TWA Flight 800, the trial of John Gotti and multiple New York elections.
Cannold graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a B.A. in social and behavioral sciences. He is married with two sons.