Maria Bartiromo joined FOX Business Network (FBN) as Global Markets Editor in January 2014. She is the anchor of Mornings with Maria on FBN (6-9 AM/ET), which is the number one pre-market business news program in cable, and anchors Sunday Morning Futures (10 AM/ET) on FOX News Channel (FNC), which routinely ranks as the highest rated show on Sundays in cable news. In April 2017, Bartiromo was also named the anchor for FBN’s weekly primetime investing program Maria Bartiromo’s Wall Street (Fridays at 9 PM/ET).
During her tenure with FBN, Bartiromo has interviewed some of the most prominent leaders in business and economic policy including including President Donald Trump, Hong Kong entrepreneur Jimmy Lai, WalMart CEO Doug McMillon, JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty, Oracle CEO Mark Hurd, Bridgewater Associates Founder Ray Dalio, Salesforce Founder and CEO Marc Benioff, Microsoft Founder Bill Gates and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, among others. Recently, she debuted an hour-long investigative documentary highlighting the future of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) industry and its future impact on business where she traveled across the country, gaining exclusive access to top business titans utilizing AI to break barriers across several vital industries including Ford CEO James Hackett, Blackstone CEO Steve Schwarzman and more. Additionally, Bartiromo has interviewed various celebrity entrepreneurs, including former professional New York Yankee shortstop Alex Rodriguez. Recently, she has interviewed former Senate Majoirity Leader Harry Reid and former Senior Adviser to President Obama, Valerie Jarrett. She has also led the network’s coverage of leading industry conferences including the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland and the Annual JPMorgan Healthcare Conference.
In November 2015, Bartiromo, along with FBN’s Neil Cavuto, moderated the network’s inaugural Republican presidential primary debate. According to Nielsen data, the debate delivered 13.5 million total viewers and 3.7 million in the key 25-54 demo, making it the highest-rated program in network history. In January 2016, both Bartiromo and Cavuto reprised their role as debate moderators, delivering 11 million total viewers with 3 million in the key 25-54 demo, making it the second highest-rated program in network history according to Nielsen Media Research.
Bartiromo has covered business and the economy for more than 25 years and was one of the building blocks of business cable network CNBC. During her 20-year tenure as the face of CNBC, she launched the network’s morning program, Squawk Box; anchored The Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo; and was the anchor and managing editor of the nationally syndicated On the Money with Maria Bartiromo, formerly The Wall Street Journal Report with Maria Bartiromo.
Bartiromo has been a pioneer in financial news television. In 1995, she became the first journalist to report live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on a daily basis. She joined CNBC in 1993 after five years as a producer, writer and assignment editor with CNN Business News, where she wrote and produced some of CNN's top business programs.
She has received numerous prestigious awards, including two Emmys and a Gracie Award. Her first Emmy was for her 2008 News and Documentary coverage of the 2007-2008 financial collapse and her “Bailout Talks Collapse” coverage was broadcast on NBC Nightly News. She later won a second Emmy for her 2009 documentary, “Inside the Mind of Google,” which aired globally on CNBC. Bartiromo won a Gracie Award for “Greenspan: Power, Money & the American Dream,” also broadcast globally on CNBC.
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.
Bartiromo has written weekly columns for Business Week and Milano Finanza magazines; as well as monthly columns for USA Today, and Individual Investor, Ticker and Reader’s Digest magazines. She has also been published in the Financial Times, Newsweek, Town and Country, Registered Rep and the New York Post.
Bartiromo is a member of the Board of Trustees of New York University, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Board of Directors of The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF).
She graduated from New York University, where she studied journalism and economics. She also served as an adjunct professor at NYU Stern School of Business for the fall semesters of 2010 through 2013.