Becky Quick in 2009
July 18, 1972 |
|Occupation||CNBC's Squawk Box co-anchor, former writer|
Rebecca ("Becky") Quick (born July 18, 1972) is an American television journalist/newscaster, co-anchorwoman of CNBC's financial news show Squawk Box. Quick is currently based at CNBC’s New Jersey headquarters.
Education and career
Quick graduated from Rutgers University in 1993 with a BA in Political Science, and was editor-in-chief of The Daily Targum. As an undergraduate, Quick was awarded the Times Mirror Fellowship from the Journalism Resources Institute at Rutgers. Prior to her employment at CNBC, she covered retail and e-commerce industry topics for The Wall Street Journal, and helped launch the paper's website in April 1996. Quick served as the site’s International News Editor, overseeing foreign affairs coverage.
In 2006, Quick lived in Haworth, New Jersey, with her then-husband Peter Shay, a computer programmer. She is currently married to an executive producer of Squawk Box, Matt Quayle (2008–present). Both she and her husband were married to other people when they started their relationship. On August 16, 2011, CNBC reported that Quick had given birth to a son, Kyle Nathaniel Quayle.
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