Presentation: Wednesday, January 25th, 9:30am
Ron Insana is the anchor of CNBC's Street Signs, (M-F, 2-3 p.m. ET) which is broadcast live from CNBC’s global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, NJ. Recently, Insana garnered an exclusive interview with President George W. Bush to discuss the economy, Social Security reform and energy policy. This was the second exclusive interview he has had with the President in two years.
Insana joined CNBC in the 1991 merger with the Financial News Network. He is a regular contributor to NBC's Today Show and The Nightly News with Brian Williams, as well as Imus in the Morning and Market Wrap on sister network MSNBC, and other programs when market activity warrants. Additionally, Insana writes a monthly column for USA TODAY entitled “Talking Business with Ron Insana” and hosts the nationally syndicated radio program, The Ron Insana Show, for Westwood One.
Insana began his career in 1984 as an FNN production assistant, rising to managing editor and chief of FNN's Los Angeles bureau at the time the two networks combined. While at FNN, he was nominated for a Golden ACE Award for his role in covering the 1987 stock market crash. Trend Watching: How to Avoid Wall Street's Next Fads, Manias and Bubbles, his third book, was published by Harpers Business in November, 2002. His first book, Traders' Tales (John Wiley), a compendium of anecdotes about Wall Street Life, was published in 1996. His second book, The Message of the Markets, was published by Harpers Business in October 2000.
Insana was nominated for a News and Documentary Emmy Award as part of NBC’s coverage of 9/11, and in 1999, Insana was named one of the top 100 business news journalists of the century by TJFR Group.
Insana graduated with honors from California State University at Northridge.
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