Anita Balakrishnan is a CNBC News Associate covering technology and breaking business news.
Prior to joining CNBC, Balakrishnan held an internship with USA Today's Money Section as part of the Dow Jones News Fund Internship Program, where she covered personal finance, media consolidation and the U.S. economy.
Balakrishnan holds a master's degree from New York University in Business and Economic Reporting and a bachelor's degree from the University of Denver in Economics and Environmental Biology.
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