Michael Newberg is a segment producer of CNBC's 5 p.m. ET show, "Fast Money." Previously, Mike worked at MSNBC's "The Ed Show," and on NBC News' 2012 election coverage team. Mike is a graduate of NBC's Page Program, where he worked on "Saturday Night Live" and at CNBC. He graduated from Colgate University and is a native of Buffalo, N.Y. You can follow him on Twitter: @MikeNewberg.
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