Carl Quintanilla

Carl Quintanilla is an American journalist working for CNBC that currently co-anchors the television show Squawk on the Street from the floor of the New York stock exchange. Quintanilla attended the University of Colorado at Boulder where he received a Bachelor's of Arts degree in political science. His first job was as an intern with Westword Magazine in Denver where he worked under Patricia Calhoun.

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From the period of 1991 to 1993, Quintanilla was a reporter and columnist for Boulder Daily Camera (BDC) in Boulder, Colorado. Prior to that, Quintanilla had spent one summer as an assistant editor for National Public Radio (NPR) in Washington D.C. Before joining CNBC, Quintanilla spent six years as a financial news reporter for The Wall Street Journal (WSJ).

From 1994 to 1999, Quintanilla served as a staff reporter for the Wall Street Journal. Quintanilla wrote for the Wall Street Journal’s Chicago, Illinois, bureau and reported on news regarding airlines, issues in manufacturing, and other economic news.

He wrote a weekly column on workplace issues and on the job trends that appeared on the Wall Street Journal newspaper's front page. Since joining the NBC network in the year 1999, Quintanilla has covered a vast range of news stories for CNBC News and NBC News both. Quintanilla reported as both a New York- based and Chicago-based news correspondent. Quintanilla has covered the Beijing, China, and London, United Kingdom, Olympics; the details of reconstruction related to post-war Iraq; and the 2004 U.S. presidential election campaign.

In the year 2005, Quintanilla spent long, hard hours in New Orleans as the most important part of NBC's coverage team relating to Hurricane Katrina. Quintanilla was awarded an Emmy for this coverage. Quintanilla also received an Edward R. Murrow Award and a Peabody Award for the team’s coverage on Hurricane Katrina.

Quintanilla has been a part of several successful documentaries for CNBC which include: “The Twitter Revolution”, a film about social media, “The Costco Craze”, a feature about sales warehouses, “BMW’, an accounting of America’s obsession with the German made car, and “Big Mac”, which is an outlining of the facts and figures surrounding the McDonald’s empire. Quintanilla revealed the secrets of the garbage removal industry through “Trash Inc.”, and told the inside stories of Harvard Business School with the documentary “The Money Chase”. Not to be forgotten is Quintanilla’s crime series telecast called the “Telecast Inc.”.

The hallmark of Quintanilla’s career is his work on Squawk on the Street, which is broadcast live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Mark Haines and Erin Burnett were the original co-anchors of the show but on July the 11th, 2011, “Squawk on the Street” made a debut featuring two completely new anchor teammates –Melisa Lee and Simon Hobbs. Quintanilla and Melisa Lee were contributors for first news hour.

Quick Facts
Date of Birth: 10-09-1970
Birth Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Profession: Journalist
Employer: CNBC
Net Worth: $2.5 million
Salary: $500 thousand
Marital Status: Married
Wife: Judy Chung
Marriage Date: 2005
Alma Mater: University of Colorado Boulder
T.V. Show(s): The Wall Street Journal
Ethnicity: Chamorro
Birth Place: United States of America
Children: Ava Jane and Lily Anna Quintanilla
Birth Date: 10 Sep, 1970
Age: 49 yrs
Occupations: Journalist
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Midland
Education: University of Colorado Boulder
Gender: Male
Description: American journalist
Twitter Id: Carlquintanilla
Net Worth 2021: 9 million
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Last Modified: Jun 26 2020
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