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.


  • This Friday--CNBC TV Special On How To Win Contest
    By: Mark Koba
    Thursday, 15 Mar 2007 | 4:45 PM ET

    Tomorrow on CNBC -- a special television presentation. It's The Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge- How To Win! For a whole hour, we've got the experts, the stock pickers and the market shrinks--as well as a live studio audience. But there's still room for you. Just email your questions for our stock pickers to and watch it all happen. That's tomorrow, Friday, March 16th at 7 pm EST--and it's only on CNBC-TV.

  • Star Cromwell "Heating Up" And Retail Rules Non-Celebs
    By: Mark Koba
    Thursday, 15 Mar 2007 | 3:37 PM ET

    Here's update info as reported by CNBC's Bill Griffeth and Dylan Ratigan on "Power Lunch." Actor James Cromwell is the celebrity playing for PL. And the production staff is a bit happier--well sort of. James is in 5th place and also continues to dig himself out of sub-million territory.

  • Celeb Collins Treading Around "Sub-Million"
    By: Mark Koba
    Thursday, 15 Mar 2007 | 2:41 PM ET
    Stephen Collins

    Stephen Collins continues to dig himself out of sub-million territory gaining $9,284 from Wednesday to end the day at $992,336.24. Here's how the news was handled on "Morning Call." Stephen is the celebrity stock picker for the show's second hour.