CNBC Co-anchor Carl Quintanilla will serve as this year's Jessica Savitch Distinguished Journalism Lecturer. He will speak on Thursday, April 10 at 8 p.m. in Emerson Suites. The event is free and open to the public.
About Carl Quintanilla:
Carl Quintanilla is an Emmy Award–winning reporter and one of the principal anchors of CNBC's Squawk on the Street, broadcast live from the New York Stock Exchange.
Since joining the network in 1999, Quintanilla has covered a wide range of stories for both CNBC and NBC News. He has covered the Beijing and London Olympics, the reconstruction of postwar Iraq, and the 2004 U.S. presidential campaign.
In 2005 he spent weeks in New Orleans as part of NBC's team coverage of Hurricane Katrina, for which he shared a national Emmy, an RTNDA Edward R. Murrow Award, and broadcast's highest honor, the Peabody Award.
Quintanilla has reported one-hour documentaries for the network including #TwitterRevolution, The Costco Craze: Inside the Warehouse Giant, BMW: A Driving Obsession, Big Mac: Inside the McDonald's Empire, Trash Inc: The Secret Life of Garbage, and The Money Chase: Inside Harvard Business School. He is also the correspondent for the CNBC series Crime Inc.
Prior to joining NBC, Quintanilla spent six years as a reporter for the Wall Street Journal.
Quintanilla earned a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Colorado.
Sponsored by the Roy H. Park School of Communications, the Jessica Savitch Distinguished Journalism Lecture Series brings a broadcast journalist to campus each year to honor the legacy of Jessica Savitch, the 1968 Ithaca College graduate who became an Emmy Award-winning NBC News anchor and correspondent. Previous speakers in the series have included Joy Bauer, Sam Champion, Jean Chatzky, Lester Holt, Ann Curry, David Muir ’95, Andrea Mitchell, and Natalie Morales.
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