A Maria Bartiromo

A Maria Bartiromo


Maria Bartiromo

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Bartiromo worked at CNN as a producer for five years before joining CNBC in 1993, where she worked on-air for 20 years. With CNBC, she was the host of Closing Bell and On the Money with Maria Bartiromo. She was the first television journalist to deliver live reports from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. She has won several awards for her work on these programs, including a pair of Emmy Awards. Nicknamed the "Money Honey", she garnered considerable attention within the financial industry in addition to in the general media. Her work for CNBC was largely non-political in its subject matter and approach. She sits on the boards of a number of non-profit and civic organizations. (Source:

Bartiromo was an outspoken proponent on her program of baseless allegations that rigged voting machines stole the election from Donald Trump. Hosts Lou Dobbs and Jeanine Pirro also promoted the falsehoods on their programs. Attorneys for Smartmatic, a voting machine company that had been baselessly accused of conspiring with competitor Dominion Voting Systems to rig the election, sent Fox News a letter in December 2020 threatening legal action and demanding retractions that "must be published on multiple occasions" so as to "match the attention and audience targeted with the original defamatory publications." The three programs each ran the same three-minute video segment refuting the baseless allegations days later, consisting of an election security expert being interviewed by an unseen and unidentified man, though none of the three hosts personally issued retractions. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)


In 2009, the Financial Times named her one of the "50 Faces That Shaped the Decade," and she was the first female journalist to be inducted into the Cable Hall of Fame Class of 2011. In 2016 she was inducted by the Library of American Broadcasting as one of its Giants of Broadcasting & Electronic Arts. Bartiromo is the author of several books, including The Weekend That Changed Wall Street, published by Portfolio / Penguin, and The 10 Laws of Enduring Success, published by Random House; both were released in 2010. (Source:

A trailblazer of business news, she made history as the first journalist to broadcast live from the New York Stock Exchange, revolutionizing the way news outlets cover the stock market. Since then, the esteemed anchor and bestselling author has continued to pioneer new paths for women in media, from reporting live from the World Economic Forum in Davos to being inducted into the Cable Hall of Fame. Now, as the Fox Business global markets editor, she hosts two of the network’s highest ranking shows six days a week—Mornings with Maria and Sunday Morning Futures—the latter of which has been named the most-watched Sunday morning program on cable. (Source: magazine.wharton.upenn.edu)


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