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Carl Quintanilla

Carl Quintanilla is an American journalist. He is an anchor of CNBC network's Squawk on the Street morning program, which broadcasts live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Previously, he was an anchor of Squawk Box. Quintanilla also serves as an NBC News correspondent based in New York and Chicago, and is a substitute on both the NBC Nightly News and the Today Show.

Early life and education

Quintanilla attended the University of Colorado at Boulder, in Boulder, Colorado, and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science in 1993.

Career

From 1991 to 1993, he was a reporter and columnist for the Boulder Daily Camera in Boulder, and prior to that, he spent a summer as an editorial assistant for National Public Radio in Washington D.C.

From 1994 to 1999, Quintanilla served as a staff reporter for The Wall Street Journal where he wrote full-time for the newspaper's Chicago, Illinois, bureau, covering airlines, manufacturing and economic issues. He also wrote a weekly column on workplace issues and on-the-job trends for the newspaper's front page.

From 1999 to 2002, he served as correspondent for several CNBC programs including Business Center. Prior to joining NBC, Quintanilla served as co-anchor for CNBC's early-morning program, Wake Up Call.

Quintanilla was assigned to cover the 2006 Israel–Lebanon conflict. In 2007, he traveled to China to cover McDonald's efforts in the country for CNBC's documentary Big Mac: Inside the McDonald's Empire.

He, along with his network, CNBC, was berated by Jon Stewart in the aftermath of the 2008 global financial crisis for failing to predict the downturn and ask tough questions of Wall Street executives. Quintanilla had once asked Allen Stanford, later pronounced the orchestrator of a "massive Ponzi scheme", how it felt to be a billionaire on his show – instead of "tougher" questions. This drew the ire of Stewart and other media commentators.

Since 2010, Quintanilla has substitute anchored weekday and weekend editions of NBC Nightly News, covering when hosts Brian Williams and Lester Holt, respectively, are on assignment or away. He also substitute co-hosts the Today Show on weekends for Holt, and occasionally for Matt Lauer on the weekday program.

Awards

Quintanilla won an Emmy Award, an Edward R. Murrow Award and a Peabody Award for his coverage of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

See also

External links

  • Internet Movie Database

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