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Mark Haines

Co-anchor of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street"

Veteran anchor Mark Haines, a fixture on CNBC for 22 years, died unexpectedly May 25, 2011. He was 65 years old.

Mark Haines was the co-anchor of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street," which broadcast live from the New York Stock Exchange. Part of the CNBC team since 1989, Haines was the founding anchor of the network's signature morning show, "Squawk Box," and helped develop its format.

A broadcast veteran who served as a news anchor for KYW-TV in Philadelphia, WABC-TV in New York, and WPRI-TV in Providence, Haines joined CNBC in 1989.

Haines had a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and was a member of the New Jersey State Bar. In 2000, he was named to Brill's Content's "Influence List."

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  • Sharon Epperson: I Am Stunned by This News Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 5:12 PM ET

    The NYSE may have been the Mark's home for the many years that he anchored "Squawk on the Street" from that floor, but he also found his way into the hearts of many of the traders here at the Nymex.

  • Sue Herera: It Was an Honor to Work with Mark Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 4:46 PM ET

    It was an honor and a privilege to work with Mark for these past 22 years.

  • John Harwood: We Could All Learn From His Example Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 4:36 PM ET

    I learned an important lesson from Mark Haines as I embarked on a TV career five years ago after a quarter-century in print. It was the value of authenticity.  On TV, Mark was the same person that he was off the air.