Press Releases: 05/15/14

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CNBC LAUNCHES “SQUAWK ALLEY” NEW PROGRAM TO AIR WEEKDAYS AT 11AM ET/8AM PT

LIVE ONE-HOUR PROGRAM TO FOCUS ON THE INTERSECTION OF WALL STREET & TECHNOLOGY

Anchored by CNBC’s Carl Quintanilla and Featuring CNBC’s On-Air Tech Editor Jon Fortt and CNBC Reporter Kayla Tausche

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., May 15, 2014—CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, today announced the addition of “Squawk Alley” to the network’s Business Day programming line-up, beginning Monday, May 19th. The program will air weekdays at 11AM ET/8AM PT.

“CNBC’s ‘Squawk’ franchise has become the gold standard of business news television and we’re excited to expand one of the network’s most successful brands,” said Nikhil Deogun, SVP & Editor in Chief, CNBC Business News. “With technology infusing nearly every business story, ‘Squawk Alley’ will be the place where stories of innovation and disruption collide with capital markets and the global economy.”

Anchored from the New York Stock Exchange by CNBC’s Carl Quintanilla, one of the nation’s foremost business journalists, “Squawk Alley” will zero in on the intersection of Wall Street and technology, serving as a destination for new ideas, new technologies and breaking news and analysis on the titans of the industry. The program will also continue to report on the network’s core coverage as dictated by the markets.

Quintanilla will be joined by an ensemble cast, including CNBC’s On-Air Tech Editor Jon Fortt, who has covered the sector for 15 years, and CNBC reporter Kayla Tausche, who will cover a new beat focusing on the big money backers of tech. The program will feature regular appearances from CNBC’s contributors, notably outgoing BuzzFeed President & COO Jon Steinberg, as well as CNBC reporters on the ground in the Bay Area and Los Angeles. “Squawk Alley” will leverage the expert insight and reporting of Kara Swisher, Walt Mossberg and the rest of the Re/code team, an NBCUniversal partner.

For more information about “Squawk Alley” go to: http://www.cnbc.com/squawk-alley.

Follow us for updates on @SquawkAlley and join the conversation using hashtag #SquawkAlley. And, follow CNBC’s @CarlQuintanilla, @JonFortt and @KaylaTausche for instant feedback on Twitter. Throughout the show, tweet us using hashtag #SquawkAlley and we’ll feature your comments on set at the NYSE. Plus, be sure to take part in the daily “Squawk on the Tweet” for your chance to be part of the live show. We ask a question, you answer in 140 characters. The best responses air during the 11AM ET/8AM ET hour.

CNBC’s “Squawk Alley” will air weekdays at 11AM ET/8AM PT. Todd Bonin will serve as executive producer.

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