Carl Quintanilla Wiki
Carl Quintanilla is an American journalist with an Emmy Award thanks to his reporting skills. He is both an anchor and co-anchor on CNBC in the morning programs Squawk on the Street (where he is one of the principal anchors) and Squawk Alley respectively. He is also known for his work as an NBC News correspondent based in New York and Chicago as well as a substitute on the NBC Nightly News and the Today Show.
Carl Quintanilla Biography
Prior to joining the programs he anchors and co-anchors at CNBC, Quintanilla served as an anchor of Squawk Box, a breakfast time business news TV program still from CNBC. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science that he attained from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1993. He then had his internship at Westword Magazine in Denver, CO under Patricia Calhoun as the editor-in-chief.
Carl Quintanilla Journalism
Quintanilla began his career in Washington D.C. as an editorial assistant for National Public Radio in the summer before becoming a reporter and columnist for the Boulder Daily Camera in Boulder from 1991 to 1993. In 1994, he became a staff reporter for The Wall Street Journal on a full-time writing role for the newspaper’s Chicago, Illinois, bureau. For this, he covered economic, airlines and manufacturing issues. He also wrote a weekly column on workplace issues and on-the-job trends for the newspaper’s front page. His work with The Wall Street Journal ended in 1999.
In 1999, he joined the business news channel, CNBC as a correspondent for programs like Business Center and a co-anchor for the early-morning program, Wake Up Call. He was also a special correspondent for the Fox News Channel program Fox X-press.
During the 2006 Israel–Lebanon conflict, Quintanilla was sent to cover the story while in 2007, for CNBC’s documentary Big Mac: Inside the McDonald’s Empire, he covered McDonald’s efforts in China.
After the 2008 global financial crisis, Quintanilla alongside CNBC, was angrily criticized for failing to predict the downturn and ask tough questions to Wall Street executives. Allen Stanford, a convicted former financier and sports sponsor, was once asked by Quitanilla how it felt to be a billionaire on his show – instead of asking him “tougher” questions. This is what triggered Stewart’s fury as well as other media commentators.
He co-anchored the CNBC show Squawk Box since December 19, 2005 to July 2011 when he left and joined the new Squawk on the Street anchor team at the NYSE. He became a correspondent on HBO Real Sports in June 2014. While there, in January 2015, he presented a story on Stephon Marbury.
Carl Quintanilla NBC Nightly News and the Today Show
Quintanilla began substitute anchoring the weekday and weekend editions of “NBC Nightly News from 2010 until September 2015. This was to cover for the hosts, Brian Williams and Lester Holt, if they went on assignment or were away. On the news and talk morning show, The Today Show, Quintanilla was a substitute co-host for Holtt, and occasionally on the weekday program too.
Carl Quintanilla Presidential Debate
For the 2015 Republican presidential candidates debate, Quintanilla was given an assignment as one of CNBC’s moderators. It was the third Republican presidential debate and it took place at the University of Colorado Boulder on October 28, 2015. He and his CNBC co moderators were heavily criticized for being ill prepared and rude to the candidates.
Carl Quintanilla Age
The Emmy Award-winning reporter was born on 10 September 1970 in Midland, Michigan, United States.
Carl Quintanilla Family
Not much is known of Quintanilla’s parents and siblings, only that his father is known as Robert Quintanilla. His mother is probably Asian but nothing is known about her.
Carl Quintanilla Wife – Judy Chung
Judy Chung is Quintanilla’s wife since they exchanged vows on June 17, 2005. Chung is a former producer at CNBC and MSNBC.
Carl Quintanilla Children
The couple has two kids; twin daughters who were born in 2009 and are called Ava Jane and Lily Anna.
Carl Quintanilla Height
Quintanilla’s exact height is not known but he stands at over 6 feet.
Carl Quintanilla Salary
Carl has an estimated annual salary of between $500k to $1M.
Carl Quintanilla Net Worth
His net worth is estimated to be around $1M to 5M.
Carl Quintanilla Awards
- In 2005, the journalist was honored with a Peabody Award for his reporting on Hurricane Katrina.
- He also received an Emmy Award and an Edward R. Murrow Award alongside fellow CNBC reporters for their team’s coverage of the hurricane in New Orleans in 2005.