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Jane Wells

Jane Wells
CNBC Reporter

CNBC business news reporter Jane Wells is based in Los Angeles, where she covers retail, agriculture and defense as well as reports on California's economy, West Coast real estate and Las Vegas. Wells also writes the blog Funny Business for CNBC.com covering a variety of unusual items. Wells came from CNBC's "Upfront Tonight," where she served as a senior correspondent.

Wells joined CNBC in 1996, providing special coverage of the O.J. Simpson civil case for "Rivera Live." Prior to joining CNBC, she was a correspondent for the Fox News Channel and Los Angeles reporter for NBC's flagship television station, WNBC, in New York. Her television news career includes reporter positions with KTTV, Los Angeles; WTVJ, Miami; and KOB, Albuquerque. She has also contributed international reports for CNN.

Wells has received numerous honors for her work, including a 1992 Peabody Award and duPont Award for her role in the live coverage of the Rodney King Trial. That same year, she earned a Los Angeles Emmy Award for her investigative reporting. She also has received UPI, Press Club and Emmy Awards for feature reporting; three Florida Emmy Awards for news reporting; and the Investigative Reporters and Editors Award for team reporting.

Wells holds bachelor's degrees in broadcast journalism and philosophy from the University of Southern California, where she graduated with honors. She and her husband have two children and live in Los Angeles.

Follow Jane Wells on Twitter @janewells.

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  • Dykstra Gets Extra Innings Tuesday, 11 Aug 2009 | 4:28 PM ET

    The judge in the Lenny Dykstra bankruptcy case put off until Sept. 1st a decision on whether to take control of the Chapter 11 bankruptcy away from Dykstra, or perhaps convert it to a Chapter 7 liquidation. Judge Geraldine Mund told the baseball legend's attorney, "He's gotta show me where some money's going to come from."

  • The 'BK' Indicator Tuesday, 11 Aug 2009 | 1:21 PM ET

    I'm sitting inside bankruptcy court in LA's San Fernando Valley, awaiting a hearing on the case of baseball legend Lenny Dykstra. Every race, creed, color and income level is represented here. The Mercedes in the parking lot aren't all being driven by the lawyers.

  • Dykstra Bankruptcy: Ex-Met Gives His Side of Story Tuesday, 11 Aug 2009 | 3:17 AM ET
    Lenny Dykstra's $24 million mansion in Sherwood Country Club.

    An attorney for baseball legend and investor Lenny Dykstra has filed a motion refuting claims made against him by the U.S. Trustee's office of federal bankruptcy court, prior to a Tuesday hearing which threatens to turn the ex-New York Met's Chapter 11 reorganization into a Chapter 7 liquidation.

Funny Business with Jane Wells

  • Jane Wells

    Based in Los Angeles, Jane Wells is a CNBC business news reporter and also writes the Funny Business blog for CNBC.com.

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