Rebecca Quick

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Rebecca Quick
Becky Quick 2-3.jpg
Becky Quick in 2009
Born (1972-07-18) July 18, 1972 (age 43)
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Occupation CNBC's Squawk Box co-anchor, former writer
Spouse(s) Matt Quayle
Children 1

Rebecca ("Becky") Quick (born July 18, 1972) is an American television journalist/newscaster, co-anchorwoman of CNBC's financial news show Squawk Box. The show is currently based at CNBC’s New York City mid-town Manhattan location in Rockefeller Plaza, across the street from Radio City Music Hall.[citation needed]


Early life[edit]

Quick grew up in Indiana, Texas, and Oklahoma as her geologist father[who?] and her family followed "booms" in oil production. The family ultimately settled in Medford, New Jersey.[1]

Education and career[edit]

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.[2] Quick served as the site’s International News Editor, overseeing foreign affairs coverage.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

In 2006, Quick lived in Haworth, New Jersey, with her then-husband Peter Shay, a computer programmer.[1] She is currently married to an executive producer of Squawk Box,[3] Matt Quayle (2008–present). On August 16, 2011, CNBC reported that Quick had given birth to a son, Kyle Nathaniel Quayle.[4]


  1. ^ a b Cahillane, Kevin (2006-01-22). "TELEVISION; Her Fans Are Devoted. Maybe a Little Too Devoted.". The New York Times (New York City, NY: The New York Times Company). Retrieved 2008-07-10. 
  2. ^ "Rebecca Quick", CNBC, accessed 2008-07-10 13:43 EST.
  3. ^ Wilner, Richard; Peter Lauria (January 25, 2009). "Fuld Hides Home". New York Post. Retrieved 2009-08-10. 
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