FOX Business Network (FBN) has signed former CNBC reporter and anchor Jackie DeAngelis as a financial correspondent, announced Brian Jones, president of the network. Beginning April 22nd, DeAngelis will cover breaking business news out of FBN’s headquarters in New York.
In making the announcement, Jones said, “Jackie’s knack for breaking down the economic impact of the day’s major headlines coupled with her ability to land interviews with some of the biggest names in business will bring additional depth to our formidable lineup. We’re excited to welcome her to the team.”
Prior to joining FBN, DeAngelis spent 13 years at CNBC where she was the network’s chief energy correspondent as well as the anchor of online commodities program, Futures Now. Throughout her tenure, DeAngelis contributed market reports across CNBC’s daily programming as well as covered the economic impact of events such as, Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Harvey and the Dakota Access Pipeline protests. From 2010 to 2011, DeAngelis was stationed in the Middle East where she interviewed business titans like, OPEC Secretary General Abdalla El-Badri and Saudi Arabian Finance Minister Ibrahi Al-Assaf for CNBC International.
Earlier in her career, DeAngelis served as CNBC’s Director of Strategic Programming and Development where her Investing in America: A CNBC Town Hall Event with President Obama special was nominated for an Emmy Award. In this capacity, she also produced various network exclusives featuring industry titans including Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett, former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and President Bill Clinton, among others.
In December 2018, DeAngelis left CNBC for Yahoo Finance where she served as the anchor of the midday program The Ticker. In this role, DeAngelis broke down the top financial stories driving the day while also conducting interviews with business leaders and industry experts including U.S. Shell President Gretchen Watkins and JPMorgan Chief Economist Anthony Chan.
A Cum Laude graduate of Cornell University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Asian studies and history, DeAngelis also holds a Juris Doctor from Rutgers School of Law. She got her start in business as a technology analyst for Oaktree Capital Management where she identified investment opportunities in emerging markets. She is fluent in both Mandarin and Farsi.
FOX Business Network (FBN) is a financial news channel delivering real-time information across all platforms that impact both Main Street and Wall Street. Headquartered in New York—the business capital of the world—FBN launched in October 2007 and is the leading business network on television, topping CNBC in Business Day viewers for the second consecutive year. The network is available in more than 80 million homes in all markets across the United States. Owned by FOX Corporation, FBN has bureaus in Chicago, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C.
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