Cindy Perman is the partnerships and syndication editor at CNBC. Previously, she was the commentary editor, a news editor and a writer, covering the market, jobs, real estate, retirement and personal finance. She also wrote the "Pony In Here Somewhere" blog about the financial crisis. Before CNBC, she spent 10 years at WSJ.com as a writer and editor. She is the author of the book "New York Curiosities" and was the host of the NJTV show "Drive By History" for the first two seasons. She is also on the board of the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW). Follow her on Twitter @CindyPerman.