Englewood Cliffs, N.J. February 22, 2008 – CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, today announced the network has been recognized with two Gracie Awards® presented by the American Women in Radio & Television (AWRT). "Greenspan: Power, Money & The American Dream," reported by Maria Bartiromo, wins a Gracie Award® in the category of Outstanding Documentary – Mid-length Format, a first for Bartiromo. "The Suze Orman Show" receives a Gracie Award® for Outstanding Talk Show, Orman's fifth Gracie Award® win.
CNBC's "Greenspan: Power, Money & The American Dream" will be honored with a Gracie Award® in the category of Outstanding Documentary – Mid-length Format. The program, reported by CNBC's Maria Bartiromo, takes an in-depth look at the life, career and impact of former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan-arguably the most important central banker of modern times. Even after leaving his position at the Federal Reserve, Greenspan continues to have a huge impact on Wall Street, the markets and your money. CNBC's Maria Bartiromo co-anchors CNBC's "Closing Bell" (3PM-4PM ET), anchors "Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo" (4PM-5PM ET) and is the host and managing editor of the nationally syndicated "Wall Street Journal Report with Maria Bartiromo."
CNBC's "The Suze Orman Show" will be honored with a Gracie Award® in the category of Outstanding Talk Show, making this Suze Orman's fifth Gracie Award® win. Suze Orman continues to set a record for the most Gracie Awards® won by a television personality in the history of the Gracie Awards®. Covering today's hottest financial topics, the show helps people make the connection between self worth and net worth. In a format that's fast-paced, down-to-earth and entertaining, Suze Orman candidly tells her audience the truth about money so viewers can change the course of their financial destiny -- to have more and be more. A two-time Emmy award-winning television show host, New York Times bestselling author, magazine and online columnist, writer/producer, and motivational speaker, Orman is undeniably America's most recognized personal finance expert. "The Suze Orman Show" airs Saturdays at 9PM & 12AM ET on CNBC.
The Gracie Awards® will be presented at the 33rd Annual Gracie Awards® Gala to be held on Wednesday, May 28th in the Broadway Ballroom at the New York Marriott Marquis. The Gracie Awards® honor exemplary programming created for women, by woman and about women in all facets of electronic media as well as individuals who have made contributions to the industry.
CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news, providing real-time financial market coverage and business information to more than 340 million homes worldwide, including more than 95 million households in the United States and Canada. The network's Business Day programming (weekdays from 5:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC's headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and also includes reports from CNBC news bureaus worldwide. Additionally, CNBC viewers can manage their individual investment portfolios and gain additional in-depth information from on-air reports by accessing http://www.cnbc.com.
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