- Street Sweetie
- Erin Isabelle Burnett
- Mardela Springs MD
- United States
- Journalist Anchor
- Vivacious Personality; Gorgeous Blue Eyes Looks Young And Perky
- Wealthy Men
Erin Burnett Introduction
Erin Burnett is a business news anchor, reporter and interviewer for CNBC television. She is the co-anchor of CNBC's Squawk on the Street program, weekdays from 9-11am EST. She and co-host Mark Haines broadcast from a set overlooking the New York Stock Exchange. In addition to Squawk on the Street, she is the host of CNBC's Street Signs.
Erin Burnett Education
Burnett was born and raised in Mardela, Maryland, which is on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. She attended St. Andrew's School in Middletown, Delaware, graduating in 1994; her yearbook predicted that "in 20 years..." she would be a "talk show host". Burnett would later attend Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, the same college her two older sisters had attended.
While at Williams College, she studied political science and economics and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Economy. As an undergrad, she also excelled in both varsity lacrosse and field hockey, where she earned second-team all conference honors.
Erin Burnett Career
Burnett began her career in 1998 as an analyst for Goldman Sachs in their investment banking division, where she worked on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. While working as an investment-banking analyst, Burnett was offered a position at CNN as a writer and booker for CNN's Moneyline with Stuart Varney, Willow Bay, and Lou Dobbs.
From CNN, she moved to Citigroup, where she served as Vice President for Citigroup/CitiMedia, and was responsible for all anchoring of the Citigroup online financial news network.
Burnett accepted a position in 2003 with Bloomberg Television, where she was the anchor of Bloomberg on the Markets, covering the stock market open and newsmaker interviews, and In Focus, where she broke down the day's top business story.
Burnett is currently the host of CNBC's Street Signs and co-anchor of Squawk on the Street. Since making her debut on Squawk in December 2005, the program's ratings are up 142% over first quarter 2006 in adults 25-54; while Street Signs is up 57% in the same demographic.