Carl Quintanilla :: Biography
Carl Quintanilla is a famous American Journalist. Currently, he is serving the CNBC network as an anchor of ‘Squawk on the Street’. He is also working for Squawk Alley morning programs. Both programs are broadcasted live from New York Exchange. Prior to working on CNBC, he worked as an anchor of Squawk Box. Besides his work from CNBC, he also works for the NBC News. In the network, he serves as a correspondent. Carl’s early life information has not been revealed in the public. There is not any specific information about his real age, birthplace and parents background. But through his success, it can be assumed that he might have born and grown up in good supporting family. Carl holds American nationality. As per educational background, he completed his graduation from the University of Colorado with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1993.
Talking about his career expedition, while studying at the University of Colorado he was appointed as a reporter and columnist in Boulder Daily Camera. He served as a reporter from the year 1991 to 1993. Before working there, he served as an editorial assistant for the National Public Radio based in Washington D.C. After proving his working capability, he was hired by The Wall Street Journal as a staff reporter from 1994 to 1999. While working for The Wall Street Journal, he wrote full-time for the newspaper Chicago, Illinois bureau. He covered the major news of manufacturing, airlines and economic issues. Carl has also written weekly column on the workplace issues. After that, he joined CNBC network where he worked as a correspondent for several programs like Business Center from the year 1999 to 2002. Prior joining programs of CNBC, he used to work as an anchor for CNBC’s early morning program named ‘Wake Up Call’. Considering his good work, he was given a responsibility to cover the Israel-Lebanon conflict in 2006. Later he was assigned to cover the McDonald’s efforts for the CNBC’s documentary ‘Big Mac: Inside the McDonald’s Empire’ in 2007. He also became a part of harassment when he was harassed by one of his colleague Jon Stewart. The reason behind harassment was his failure to predict downward of the markets due to 2008 financial crisis. He was even asked tough questions about the Wall Street business and the global financial crisis. Carl was also criticized when he raised question of How it felt to be a billionaire to Allen Stanford in his show. After all his criticism, he worked as a substitute anchor for the weekday and weekend editions for the NBC Nightly News in 2010. Besides this show, he also works as a substitute co-hosts for the show called ‘Today Show’. However, he left his popular show ‘Squawk Box’ to join new ‘Squawk on the Street’ as an anchor at NYSE. Carl was awarded with an Emmy Award, a Peabody Award and an Edward R. Murrow Award for covering Hurricane Katrina in the year 2005.
Significance to his personal life biography, Carl is a married man. He got married to Judy Chung in 2005. From his marital relation with his wife, he has two twin girls which she gave birth in 2009. His wife, Judy Chung works as a producer for the CNBC and MSNBC show. The talented journalist is living luxurious life with his family. Till date there is no news of their divorce. From this we can assure that Carl is having a good time with wife and children.
Carl has made a huge impact with his incredible talent of hosting the shows. He is blessed with the dynamic personality. He is a good looking person with the height of 6 feet. Through his immense hosting skills, he has earned both recognition and rewards. Till date he has accumulated total net worth amount of $2.5 million dollar. He is charging annual salary of 0.5 million dollar. More about him can be known from the various internet sites. His detailed bio is also available on Wiki.