I’m happy to announce a number of personnel strikes contained in the CNBC.com newsroom.
MacKenzie Sigalos has been named a expertise reporter for CNBC.com. After shifting to San Francisco this summer season, Mack will cowl all the pieces from cybersecurity to developments in blockchain, together with a facet give attention to gaming. She is going to report back to Expertise Editor Matt Rosoff.
Over the previous 4 years, Mack has served as a senior producer for CNBC.com and managed a group accountable for producing movies and tales for CNBC’s digital and social platforms. She additionally reported, edited and hosted her personal segments; in 2020, Mack additionally helped launch CNBC.com’s enterprise wrap present, “After Hours,” which she at the moment hosts. Previous to becoming a member of CNBC, she spent 5 years with CNN in New York and Hong Kong. Whereas there, she wrote, reported and produced for a variety of TV enterprise and information packages, together with Fareed Zakaria’s weekly overseas affairs program and Anderson Cooper’s each day information hour.
Mack graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard College. She earned a distinction for her Grasp’s dissertation on the College of Oxford, the place she was additionally awarded the Routledge Scholarship for tutorial excellence. Outdoors of labor, Mack is a licensed highschool calculus instructor and a prolific traveler who has hung out in additional than 50 international locations.
One other new rent for CNBC.com is Maggie Fitzgerald, who has joined dotcom’s markets group as a reporter engaged on CNBC PRO, our subscription investor service. Maggie will report back to Markets Editor John Melloy and spend a whole lot of time masking the way forward for retail investing.
Maggie served as a information affiliate for CNBC’s “Squawk on the Avenue” and “Squawk Alley” earlier than she discovered herself on Melloy’s group. Maggie graduated from Northwestern College with a level in journalism from Medill; she additionally minored in political science. She performed on the varsity discipline hockey group at NU and received a Massive Ten championship.
Maggie was raised in Philadelphia, the place her sports activities loyalty runs deep, however spends a lot of time in Chicago with family and friends. In her free time, she watches sports activities — particularly the Eagles, Phillies, Sixers, and Northwestern and Notre Dame soccer – and is an avid runner and skier. Maggie was on Broadway when she was a baby and goes to the theatre each probability she will get.
Jesse Pound can also be becoming a member of the CNBC PRO group. Reporting to John Melloy, Jesse will primarily give attention to masking market-beating fund managers and investing traits.
Jesse has labored at CNBC since June 2019, first as a newsroom fellow after which as a part of the markets group. He obtained his grasp’s diploma in finance from Villanova College and graduated from the College of Oklahoma with a twin bachelor’s diploma in journalism and economics.
Whereas at Oklahoma, Jesse served as editor-in-chief of the scholar newspaper and labored as an intern for The Oklahoman and the San Antonio Specific-Information. When he’s not working, you’ll find Jesse working in Central Park or watching outdated films on the Criterion Channel. He grew up in Mississippi and, because of this, can in all probability reply any school soccer query you have got.
Moreover, Greg Iacurci is shifting into a private finance reporter function for the positioning. Greg has been working as a contract reporter masking private finance for CNBC since December 2019, specializing in matters reminiscent of the federal government stimulus funds, unemployment and investing. He beforehand labored as a reporter for InvestmentNews, the place he wrote about retirement, tax and insurance coverage for an viewers of economic advisors.
Greg grew up in Trumbull, Connecticut, a reasonably sized city finest recognized for its native mall. He graduated from Fordham College with a double main in communication and media research and French language and literature. He now lives in Brooklyn.
Outdoors of labor, Greg likes to rock climb and carry out improv comedy. He nonetheless performs guitar in his school band and in addition travels as usually as doable. (Right here’s to hoping for Patagonia and Iceland in 2022.) He met Harrison Ford a decade in the past and now wonders what else in life may probably high that.
Lastly, Hannah Miao is becoming a member of CNBC.com as a contract reporter, engaged on the markets group with John Melloy. Hannah began with the corporate final September as an intern writing for CNBC.com’s politics and well being groups.
Beforehand, she labored as a advertising and marketing intern at The New York Occasions and NBCUniversal and in addition freelanced for INDY Week and Cleveland Scene. Hannah is a 2021 graduate of Duke College, the place she majored in public coverage and received the Joel Fleishman Distinguished Scholar Award.
In her free time, Hannah enjoys going to artwork museums, seeing performs and fixing mini crosswords.
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