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CNBC’s Darren Rovell And Julia Boorstin Named To The 2007 Newsbios 30 Under 30

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. - April 11, 2007 - CNBC's sports business reporter, Darren Rovell, and CNBC's media and entertainment reporter, Julia Boorstin, were named to TJFR Group's 2007 Newsbios 30 Under 30. The award recognizes up-and-coming business journalists under the age of 30. Rovell and Boorstin were both also named to the list in 2004.

Rovell joined CNBC in July 2006 after serving as the sports business reporter for ESPN for six years. His blog (http://sportsbiz.cnbc.com) is considered a must-read in the sports business industry. Since then, he has conducted major interviews, including the first national television interview with Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank after the company went public. Rovell has also broken news of the Nike-iPod alliance and in perhaps his most popular feature, Rovell found out exactly how long it would take to rise to the top of the Green Bay Packers season ticket waiting list-Rovell became one of the 72,000 people on the list and found out his name would likely surface to the top on the year 4397.

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. - April 11, 2007 - CNBC's sports business reporter, Darren Rovell, and CNBC's media and entertainment reporter, Julia Boorstin, were named to TJFR Group's 2007 Newsbios 30 Under 30. The award recognizes up-and-coming business journalists under the age of 30. Rovell and Boorstin were both also named to the list in 2004.

Boorstin joined CNBC in May 2006 as a general assignment reporter after working for six years as a reporter for Fortune Magazine. In December 2006, Boorstin became CNBC's new media and entertainment reporter working from the Los Angeles bureau. She covers media in the broadest sense with a focus on the intersection of media and technology. Boorstin broke the story of Tom Cruise's production company leaving Paramount and has covered breaking news such as Google's acquisition of YouTube and the capture of JonBenet's accused killer.


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