Mark Koba

Mark Koba
Senior Editor, CNBC

Mark Koba is a senior editor at Topics for his feature story writing include the business of politics, health care, employment and the economy.

Before working at, he spent 11 years at Bloomberg LP, where among various duties, he was program producer for the award-winning "Bloomberg Small Business" television show.

Koba's background includes a decade of news writing and show producing at CNN, E! Entertainment Television, ABC's "World News Now," "Good Morning America" and CBS' "This Morning."

Follow Mark Koba on Twitter @MarkKobaCNBC.


  • Celeb Collins: Climbing Up To Another Heaven?
    By: Mark Koba
    Wednesday, 21 Mar 2007 | 3:17 PM ET
    Stephen Collins

    Actor Stephen Collins is almost in 7th Heaven (his starring TV show) again--well, at least he's in 3rd place in the "Trading With The Stars" contest competition. He was in in fifth place on Monday. he needs only $3,000 more value in his portfolio to climb into second place--

  • Celeb Judy Gold--Hello, You're Losing Ground!!
    By: Mark Koba
    Wednesday, 21 Mar 2007 | 12:46 PM ET
    Judy Gold

    Judy, Judy, Judy--HELLO!. You're in 6th place after Tuesday's "Trading With The Stars" action. That's after you were in 4th place on Monday. Okay, Judy's had two days of falling value--something that did NOT go unnoticed by CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera on "Morning Call." That's the show Judy's playing for--at least the first hour.

  • Stock Advice For Celeb Moneymaker--And You??
    By: Mark Koba
    Wednesday, 21 Mar 2007 | 11:34 AM ET

    Celeb and champion poker player Chris Moneymaker is in second place in "Trading With The Stars." But that isn't keeping the crew from "Squawk on the Street" from giving him some specific stock pick advice. CNBC's Erin Burnett talked with Bob O'Brien, who had some stock picks based on Chris's criteria (keeping his picks at the contest rule market cap of $500m)