Senior News Editor Ted Kemp has 15 years of experience as an editor and writer covering finance, business and technology. He is CNBC's editor for energy, defense and international news.
He worked previously as editorial manager for CNBC.com's London bureau. Prior to that, he was features editor at InformationWeek magazine. He has written for business and lifestyle-related magazines, newspapers and Web outlets on topics ranging from high finance to boxing.
Kemp began his journalistic career at the Dow Jones News Wire and earned his masters in journalism from the University of Illinois.
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