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broadcast business news network correspondent

David Faber, broadcast business news network correspondent. Achievements include launching Emerging Markets Week, a publication focusing on the world's developing capital markets. Nominee Gerald Loeb award; recipient Best Broadcast Business Story award, Deadline Club New York, 1997, Emmy award for Outstanding Investigative Reporting of a Business News Story-News Magazines and Long Form, National Academy television Arts and Sciences, 2007.


Faber, David was born on March 10, 1964. Son of Norman L. and Belle B. Faber.


Bachelor in English, Tufts University, 1985.


He is currently one of the co-hosts of CNBC's morning show Squawk on the Street. Faber joined CNBC in 1993 after seven years at Institutional Investor. He has been dubbed "The Brain" by CNBC co-workers, and has hosted several documentaries on corporations, such as Wal-Mart and eBay.

In 2001, Faber was considered to be a strong contender for the co-anchor chair of CNN's then-popular Moneyline. In addition to Squawk on the Street, Faber hosts the network's monthly program, Business Nation, which debuted on January 24, 2007. Faber is the author of three books.

The Faber Report (2002), And Then the Roof Caved In (2009), and House of Cards: The Origins of the Collapse (2010). Business Nation (2007-01-24-present)\r\nBull Session (1997(?)).


  • The Age of Walmart earned Faber a 2005 Peabody Award and an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for Broadcast Journalism.


  • Other Work

    • Author: The Faber Report: Consumer News and Business Channel's The Brain Tells You How Wall Street Really Works and How You Can Make it Work for You, 2002. Co-producer, host (documentaries) The Big Heist: How America Online Took Time Warner, Consumer News and Business Channel, 2003 (Maxwell award for best story on the cable industry, 2003), The Big Lie: Inside the Rise and Fraud of WorldCom, 2005 (National Headliner award), The eBay Effect -- Inside a Worldwide Obsession, 2005, The Age of Wal-Mart, 2005 (Peabody award, 2005, Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University award for Broadcast Journalism, 2005), correspondent Big Brother, Big Business (Emmy award for Outstanding Documentary on a Business Topic, National Academy television Arts and Sciences, 2007).


Married Jenny Harris, January 16, 0200.

Norman L.

Belle B. Faber

Jenny Harris