Kate Kelly joined CNBC in May 2010 as a reporter focusing on hedge funds and Wall Street. She appears during CNBC's Business Day programming and contributes to CNBC.com.
Previously, Kelly was a staff reporter for The Wall Street Journal, where she spent a decade. She covered numerous firms for the Journal including Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley as well as the movie business and the New York Stock Exchange. Before joining the Journal in 2001, she was a writer and reporter for Time magazine and, before that, a reporter at The New York Observer.
She has won a number of prestigious awards, including two Gerald Loeb Awards, four awards from the Society of American Business Editors and a Livingston Award for Young Journalists in the national reporting category.
She also has been honored by the Newswomen's Club of New York, the Medill School of Journalism and the New York City Deadline Club. She is the best-selling author of "Street Fighters: The Last 72 Hours of Bear Stearns, the Toughest Firm on Wall Street" and she released her second book, "The Secret Club That Runs The World: Inside the Fraternity of Commodity Traders," in June 2014.
Kelly holds a bachelor's degree from Columbia College at Columbia University.
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CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on Bill Ackman's presentation on Herbalife. Perhaps he over-hyped this, says Kelly. And Herb Greenberg, Herb Greenberg's Reality Check editor, shares his thoughts on what's likely driving Herbalife's trading action.
CNBC's Kate Kelly reports investor Bill Ackman spent $50 million on an undercover investigation into Herbalife. Ackman says Herbalife has "phantom or fictitious customers."
CNBC's Kate Kelly speaks to Citadel founder and CEO Ken Griffin, about Time Warner's rejection of 21st Century Fox's takeover bid, and whether he expects more consolidation in the media space.