Mark Koba

Mark Koba
Senior Editor, CNBC

Mark Koba is a senior editor at CNBC.com. Topics for his feature story writing include the business of politics, health care, employment and the economy.

Before working at CNBC.com, he spent 11 years at Bloomberg LP, where among various duties, he was program producer for the award-winning "Bloomberg Small Business" television show.

Koba's background includes a decade of news writing and show producing at CNN, E! Entertainment Television, ABC's "World News Now," "Good Morning America" and CBS' "This Morning."

Follow Mark Koba on Twitter @MarkKobaCNBC.


  • CNBC's Rovell: Public Replacing Madison Avenue?
    By: Mark Koba
    Monday, 18 Dec 2006 | 8:51 AM ET

    When it's time to make a commercial--companies usually go to Madison Avenue to dream up a catchy ad. But that idea may soon be old school. CNBC's Darren Rovell told the "Squawk Box" team about the new idea for the upcoming Super Bowl--letting the public make up the ad.

  • Oracle Earnings: Will They Make The Grade?
    By: Mark Koba
    Monday, 18 Dec 2006 | 8:29 AM ET

    Even with Christmas coming up--there's no holiday from big name earnings reports. Oracle is set to release their earnings after the bell today. Robert Schwartz is an analyst at Jefferies & Co. He was on "Squawk Box" with a preview.

  • Today on cnbc.com
    By: Mark Koba
    Monday, 18 Dec 2006 | 7:39 AM ET

    Good morning. Our quote of the day comes from poet Emily Dickinson: "Forever is composed of nows." And now seems to be the time for more mergers (it is Monday after all). Some $80 billion in deals are reportedly on the table. We'll have all the details--including the Harrah's offer from Texas Pacific and Apollo.