Julia Boorstin joined CNBC in May 2006 as a general assignment reporter. Later that year, she became CNBC's media and entertainment reporter working from CNBC's Los Angeles Bureau. Boorstin covers media with a special focus on the intersection of media and technology.
In 2013, Boorstin created and launched the CNBC Disruptor 50, an annual list highlighting the private companies transforming the economy and challenging companies in established industries. Additionally, she reported a documentary on the future of television for the network, "Stay Tuned…The Future of TV."
Boorstin joined CNBC from Fortune magazine where she was a business writer and reporter since 2000. During that time, she was also a contributor to "Street Life," a live market wrap-up segment on CNN Headline News.
In 2003, 2004 and 2006, The Journalist and Financial Reporting newsletter named Boorstin to the "TJFR 30 under 30" list of the most promising business journalists under 30 years old. She has also worked for the State Department's delegation to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and for Vice President Gore's domestic policy office.
She graduated with honors from Princeton University with a B.A. in history. She was also an editor of The Daily Princetonian.
Follow Julia Boorstin on Twitter @jboorstin.
Education technology is expected to grow to $16 billion in just a few years, and tech giants want in on the new lesson plan.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on the rising role of technology in the classroom.
With parents trying to get a leg up for the their kids, they are increasingly looking to high-tech toys. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the latest on how toys start-ups are lining up to offer kids fun way to learn new skills including how to code.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports that Facebook is releasing new a set of camera features to take on Snapchat.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the latest on how Google has been under fire for running advertisements next to offensive and extremist videos.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports that Walt Disney has extended CEO Bob Iger's contract until July 2019.
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With Disney bringing Beauty and the Beast back, it’s already looking like a huge hit for the media giant. CNBC’s Julia Boorstin reports the latest numbers.
Lockheed, which has a $100M fund, is targeting two to four investments a year.
Education technology is expected to grow to $16 billion in four years, and tech giants want in on the new lesson plan.
Toy companies are lining up to offer kids fun ways to learn coding and other valuable tech skills.
Walt Disney has again extended CEO Bob Iger's contract to July 2, 2019, it announced in a release on Thursday.
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