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 addition, 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, covering a wide range of stories on everything from media companies to retail to business trends. 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 (OECD) 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.
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According to Reuters, Viacom's Doug Herzog, the head of the unit which oversees MTV and Comedy Central, will leave the company in January. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports.
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Twitter CTO Adam Messinger says he is leaving the company, CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports.
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Craig Moffett, MoffettNathanson founder and senior analyst, and CNBC's Julia Boorstin discuss what's next for the FCC with the news that chairman Tom Wheeler is planning to step down on January 20th.
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The social media platform has doubled its user base in two years.
Donald Trump has no plans to cut back on his use of Twitter despite the disapproval of the majority of Americans.
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