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Jane Wells

Jane Wells
CNBC Reporter

CNBC reporter Jane Wells is based in Los Angeles, where she covers retail, agriculture and defense as well as reports on California's economy, West Coast real estate and Las Vegas. Wells also writes the blog Funny Business for CNBC.com covering a variety of unusual items. Wells came from CNBC's "Upfront Tonight," where she served as a senior correspondent.

Wells joined CNBC in 1996, providing special coverage of the O.J. Simpson civil case for "Rivera Live." Prior to joining CNBC, she was a correspondent for the Fox News Channel and Los Angeles reporter for NBC's flagship television station, WNBC, in New York. Her television news career includes reporter positions with KTTV, Los Angeles; WTVJ, Miami; and KOB, Albuquerque. She has also contributed international reports for CNN.

Wells has received numerous honors for her work, including a 1992 Peabody Award and duPont Award for her role in the live coverage of the Rodney King Trial. That same year, she earned a Los Angeles Emmy Award for her investigative reporting. She also has received UPI, Press Club and Emmy Awards for feature reporting; three Florida Emmy Awards for news reporting; and the Investigative Reporters and Editors Award for team reporting.

Wells holds bachelor's degrees in broadcast journalism and philosophy from the University of Southern California, where she graduated with honors. She and her husband have two children and live in Los Angeles.

Follow Jane Wells on Twitter @janewells.


  • Phoenix's “Martini” Homes Tuesday, 16 Mar 2010 | 2:23 PM ET

    I'm standing inside a custom built 8,000 square foot home in Paradise Valley, Arizona. The massive house, sitting on more than an acre, was built two years ago in this prestigious area of Phoenix. It's never been lived in.

  • California Senate Race Goes For Laughs Monday, 15 Mar 2010 | 9:03 AM ET
    Carly Fiorina, former Hewlett-Packard CEO.

    She's done it again. Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina has released another attention-grabbing campaign video, as she seeks to beat out two Republican rivals and take on Sen. Barbara Boxer in November.

  • Boston Market's Straw Warning Mystery Solved Friday, 12 Mar 2010 | 12:19 PM ET

    Earlier this week I blogged about a soda cup a friend saw—and photographed—at Boston Market which carried the warning, "Please do not insert straw into nose. Thank you."

Funny Business with Jane Wells

  • Jane Wells

    Based in Los Angeles, Jane Wells is a CNBC business news reporter and also writes the Funny Business blog for CNBC.com.