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Jon Fortt

Jon Fortt
Squawk Alley Co-Anchor

Jon Fortt is co-anchor of CNBC's "Squawk Alley" (M-F, 11AM-12PM ET) broadcast live from the New York Stock Exchange. Previously, he was an on-air editor based at CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. Fortt joined CNBC as technology correspondent in July 2010, working from CNBC's Silicon Valley bureau where he covered the companies, start-ups and trends that are driving innovation in the industry. He also contributes to CNBC.com.

He came to CNBC from Fortune magazine, where as a senior writer he covered both large technology companies— such as Cisco, Hewlett-Packard, and Microsoft—and trends, including cloud computing and the smartphone revolution.

Before joining Fortune in 2007, Fortt was a senior editor at Business 2.0magazine where he produced the "What Works" section.

From 1999 to 2006, Fortt wrote and edited at the San Jose Mercury News, Silicon Valley's hometown newspaper. There he contributed to several efforts that won awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.

As a personal technology writer, his coverage duties included Apple, Palm and Adobe. He also served in roles outside the business department, covering education, editing local news and developing technology strategy. As the newspaper's senior Web editor, he helped develop a blog and podcast network, managed the creation of multimedia projects and served on the board of the Associated Press Managing Editors.

Fortt graduated from DePauw University as a Media Fellow, with a B.A. in English.

Follow Jon Fortt on Twitter @jonfortt.

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  • Trump's appeal: Mnuchin
    By: Jon Fortt

    Steven Mnuchin, Trump Campaign Finance Chairman, discusses Trump's appeal, self-funding the primaries and Wall Street's view on the candidate.

  • Garry Marshall on directing: I added naps!
    By: Jon Fortt

    Hollywood has changed the way stories are told, but I still believe in a story without explosions, explains "Mother's Day" director Garry Marshall.

  • Both Twitter & Square struggle
    By: Jon Fortt

    Twitter and Square had disappointing quarters. Morris Mark, President of Mark Asset Management, shares his thoughts on what's behind the numbers.

  • Redstone trial begins
    By: Jon Fortt

    The Sumner Redstone lawsuit is at trial Friday, where a pre-taped testimony from Redstone will be played, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Comeback tech? Kara Swisher weighs in
    By: Jon Fortt

    Square co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey addressed operating expenses up 72 percent year-over-year; GoPro is delaying the launch of its drone product; and a check on the health for tech stocks, with Kara Swisher, Re/code executive editor.

  • GoDaddy CEO on strategy, earnings
    By: Jon Fortt

    CNBC's Jon Fortt talks to GoDaddy CEO Blake Irving about growth, strategy, and earnings.

  • Bullard: Undecided on rates
    By: Jon Fortt

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports Jim Bullard's comments in California, saying he is undecided on who, either the Fed or the markets, has the right path for rates.

  • Time Inc CEO on video
    By: Jon Fortt

    Time Inc CEO Joseph Ripp discusses his take on digital ventures, spending and video.

  • Tech vs. Trump?
    By: Jon Fortt

    Foundation Capital General Partner Paul Holland discusses Trump's chances in California.

  • Verizon workers strike outside shareholder meeting
    By: Jon Fortt

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports the latest details from Verizon's annual meeting where shareholders voted no on union-backed items.

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  • Co-CEO, Revere Digital; Co-Executive Editor, Re/code; and Co-Executive Producer, The Code Conference. Re/code is part of the CNBC network.

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  • Co-CEO, Revere Digital; Co-Executive Editor, Re/code; and Co-Executive Producer, The Code Conference. Re/code is part of the CNBC network.

  • Co-CEO, Revere Digital; Co-Executive Editor, Re/code; and Co-Executive Producer, The Code Conference. Re/code is part of the CNBC network.