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.
Disney and Comcast have struck a comprehensive, 10-year distribution deal, covering 70 Disney networks and services including ESPN and ABC.
Zynga’s long-anticipated IPO did not benefit from the same first-day bumps that LinkedIn and Groupon soaring higher earlier this year. The social gaming company raised $1 billion—issuing 100 million shares at $10 a share – making it the largest Internet-related IPO since Google’s $1.4 billion offering back in 2004.
As the studio prepares to release "Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" next week, the question is whether the adaptation will recreate the kind of hit it saw with "Da Vinci Code."
The issue at the heart of a heated Capitol Hill debate: how much companies should be held accountable for policing pirated material to which they might inadvertently link.
Reports that Verizon is working on a web TV service sent Verizon shares higher and Netflix shares lower. The media has been focused on how this would impact Netflix, but the cable and satellite TV giants should also be in the spotlight.
YouTube viewers spend an average of 15 minutes a day on the site, while TV viewers spend an average of 5 hours glued to the tube. Today Google unveiled a new design for YouTube and its "channels" to help close the gap and make YouTube like cable TV for the digital age.
A new generation of James Bond–like police gadgets are designed to fight crime and save lives.
Digital companies that facilitate cashless transactions may help reduce money laundering and other financial crimes.
Bill O'Reilly was brought down by reporting from two journalists, one of whom he threatened in 2015, saying, "I am coming after you." Mic reports.
O'Reilly's amended contract suggests that he will receive up to one-year's salary, a source tells CNBC.
Get the best of CNBC in your inbox
Take an in-depth look at the world of modern medicine - examining the treatments, companies and people making a difference in the way we treat illness and injuries today, and laying the foundation for the medical treatments of tomorrow.
Using ETFs investors can now span the globe in their portfolios. It’s now more important than ever to diversify assets.
Where headlines become opportunities.