Tucker Higgins, a CNBC.com reporter, is leaving the information group to attend regulation faculty at UCLA.
He coated politics and the Supreme Court docket.
He joined CNBC after graduating from the Faculty of William & Mary. He’s the recipient of a 2016 Mark of Excellence from the Society of Skilled Journalists for “A taking pictures on campus,” an in-depth collection that uncovered police efforts to hide data from the general public after a campus taking pictures. In 2015, he was a Pinnacle Award finalist for investigative journalism in sports activities.
Earlier than becoming a member of CNBC, Higgins was a Dow Jones Information Fund enterprise reporting intern and the editor-in-chief of William & Mary’s century-old newspaper, The Flat Hat. He specialised in tales that challenged official narratives on issues of public security, together with sexual assault. In 2015, he obtained the college’s Rex Smith Award, established with donations from journalists together with Walter Cronkite. In 2016, he was the college’s J. Edward Grimsley Journalism Fellow.
He has additionally produced greater than 100 segments for CNBC’s Closing Bell, anchored by Kelly Evans and Wilfred Frost.