Jake Novak joined CNBC in September, 2012 as the supervising producer of "The Kudlow Report." In 2015, he became the supervising producer of "Power Lunch." Prior to joining CNBC, Novak co-created and oversaw the "Varney and Company" program on FOX Business Network along with anchor Stuart Varney. He also spent seven years at CNN, producing financial news programs including launching the successful "In the Money" show with anchor Jack Cafferty. Novak has a bachelor's degree in political science from Columbia University and a masters degree from Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism.
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The government employment report may usher in a sea-change that could pressure stocks further, Jim Paulsen tells CNBC.
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