Keynote Speaker 2006 – Maria Bartiromo


Maria Bartiromo is the host and managing editor of the nationally
syndicated “Wall Street Journal Report with Maria Bartiromo” as well as the anchor of CNBC’s “Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo.” “The Wall Street Journal Report with Maria Bartiromo” is a nationally syndicated business,
financial and economic news program, produced by CNBC in conjunction with the editors of The Wall Street Journal. 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, she 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’s Asia daily broadcasts, and when warranted by vigorous stock market activity, CNBC sister- network MSNBC and other NBC affiliates nationwide.

Bartiromo writes a biweekly column in Business Week magazine entitled, “Face Time with Maria Bartiromo,” and a monthly column in Readers Digest magazine entitled, “Money Makers.” Readers Digest has the single largest circulation of any magazine with 40-million readers.

In 1995, Bartiromo became the first journalist o 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 5 years as a producer and assignment editor with CNN Business News.

She has anchored the TV coverage of New York City’s 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. In 1996, she was nominated for a Cable ACE 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.
She has written 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. Harper Collins 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. She is also a member of The Wharton Leadership Advisory Board and a member of the Columbus citizens Foundation. Bartiromo graduated from New York University, where she majored in journalism and minored in economics.

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