CNBC and CNBC.com welcomed two new journalists Monday, as former GreenbergMeritz Research & Analytics co-president Herb Greenberg and Kate Kelly, former staff reporter for The Wall Street Journal, joined the network and the Web site. Greenberg and Kelly will appear daily on CNBC’s Business Day programming and CNBC.com.
Greenberg will be senior stocks commentator. He has also served as a weekend investor columnist for the WSJ, senior columnist for MarketWatch and TheStreet.com, and Business Insider columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, and he worked with Fortune, the Chicago Tribune, Crain’s Chicago Business, and the St. Paul Pioneer Press.
Kelly will be a reporter focusing on Wall Street. Before covering firms including Goldman Sachs, Bear Stearns, Lehman Bros., and Morgan Stanley for the WSJ, as well as the movie industry and the New York Stock Exchange, she also worked with Time and the New York Observer.
CNBC senior vice president of business news Jeremy Pink said:
We are delighted to have Herb and Kate join the CNBC team. They are two of the smartest, savviest, and well-respected business journalists anywhere.
I’m excited to return to CNBC as a full-time member of the best team in business journalism. I look forward to reconnecting with astute viewers and can’t wait to rejoin the good friends I’ve worked with over the years.
And Kelly said:
I’m thrilled to be joining the CNBC team and covering a topic I know and love — Wall Street — in a new medium.