Scott Wapner is an award-winning reporter and the host of "Fast Money Halftime Report ."
Before hosting "Fast Money Halftime Report," Wapner was a reporter based at CNBC's Global Headquarters in New Jersey. He also reported live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Marketsite, covering the real-time action of the global financial markets. Wapner was reporting live from the New York Stock Exchange during the May 2010 "flash crash."
Wapner has reported one-hour documentaries for the network including, "Ultimate Fighting: From Blood Sport To Big Time ," which earned him an Emmy nomination, as well as "Planet of the Apps: A Handheld Revolution! ," "Touchdown: The Patriots and the Business of Winning," "Ultimate Fighting: Fistful of Dollars," and "One Nation, Overweight " which documents the impact of the nation's obesity epidemic. In 2011, Wapner received an award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) as well as a Sigma Delta Chi Award from the Society of Professional Journalists for "One Nation, Overweight." Wapner was also a frequent contributor to CNBC's award-winning newsmagazine "Business Nation."
Prior, Wapner served as a reporter for the CNBC syndicated and produced program, "Wall Street Journal Report."
Before joining CNBC, Wapner served as the franchise Business Reporter for KDFW-TV in Dallas, Texas, and was a reporter for Associated Press Television News, based in New York City.
Wapner earned a bachelor's degree in history from the University of South Florida.
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