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|Occupation||journalist, news anchor, editor|
|Title||Anchor, Editor-at-large, Bloomberg Television|
Erik Schatzker (born 1970) is a Canadian anchor and editor-at-large at Bloomberg Television and the host of the early-morning newscast "InsideTrack," a program about investing which is directed toward an audience in United States.
Schatzker has 15 years of experience covering investing and the economy and ran Bloomberg's coverage of financial services in the Americas prior to joining Bloomberg Television.
Erik earned a bachelor's degree in history from the University of Toronto. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two daughters.
Schatzker began at Bloomberg as bureau chief in Toronto for Bloomberg's Canadian news coverage. In 1998, he moved to Bloomberg's New York Headquarters to work as a features writer, editor, manager and reporter. Previously, he worked for Knight-Ridder Financial/Bridge News.
In 2007, Schatzker started his work in Bloomberg Television, where he remains today.
Schatzker has interviewed a number of high-profile guests including hedge fund legend George Soros, Wells Fargo Chairman Richard Kovacevich and former Bear Stearns CEO Alan "Ace" Greenberg. In March 2009, Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein agreed to do his first-ever TV interview with Erik, following a meeting with President Barack Obama. Schatzker has also represented Bloomberg Television at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.