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Carol MassarCarol Massar
Bloomberg Television and Radio

Carol Massar is the chief national correspondent for Bloomberg Television and the co-host of "Bloomberg on the Economy" on Bloomberg Radio. Massar provides in-depth coverage and analysis of major economic and business trends across Bloomberg's media platforms, including in-depth reporting on global corporations.

An award-winning journalist with over 20 years of experience, Massar joined Bloomberg Television in 1999. During her time at Bloomberg, Massar has reported from around the globe including covering the World Economic Forum in India, the APEC Women and the Economy Summit, World Business Forum, MIT Sloan - CFO Summit the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ. She has also interviewed top leaders in business, economics, government and philanthropy including Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent, The Walt Disney Co. CEO Robert Iger, Pixar Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter, DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman, Templeton Emerging Markets Group Executive Chairman Mark Mobius, investor Carl Icahn, Nobel laureates Joseph Stiglitz and Paul Krugman, and Melinda Gates and Eli Broad In 2006, Massar anchored "The Ethanol Fix – Breaking America's Addiction to Oil," which won numerous awards including the National Gracie Award from the American Women in Radio and Television. In 2012, she was recognized by the New York Press Club for her series "Race for the Next Facebook."

Massar began her career as a producer at the Financial News Network. She later served as a producer, reporter and anchor for Dow Jones Television which aired in the U.S., Asia and Europe. Massar was also a correspondent for "The Asian Wall Street Journal Report" and “The Wall Street Journal Report" produced by Dow Jones and later by CNBC.

Massar earned a degree in economics from Barnard College/Columbia University, where she also delivered business news over Columbia’s radio waves.

 

Bio courtesy of Bloomberg.com


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