Tom Busby is the evening voice of CNBC Business Radio, and is also assistant managing editor of CNBC Business News, where he helps the editorial direction, logistics and management of news coverage. Additionally, he writes and produces weekly packages for the NBC affiliates, one summarizing the prior week’s business news, and another looking at upcoming economic stories.
Before coming to CNBC, Busby was a senior editor at NBC News. Among his duties at NBC, he was "Today Show" news producer for four years, with editorial authority over the hourly news segments on America’s most-watched morning news program. He also served as the senior editor for foreign news, where among his key assignments, he was coordinating producer for NBC network coverage of the historic visit by Pope John Paul II to the Holy Land in 2000.
Prior to NBC News, Busby was a senior manager at WNBC-TV, the NBC owned and operated station in New York City, and an assignment editor at WABC-TV in New York, where he was part of an Emmy-winning news team. He began his career at WCBS-TV and CBS News in New York. As a high school intern at WFAS-AM radio in White Plains, N.Y., Tom was the first journalist in the nation to report the identity of Jean Harris, the woman arrested for the murder of Dr. Herman Tarnower, author of "The Scarsdale Diet." Tom is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany.