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CNBC.COM WINS TWO SABEW ‘BEST IN BUSINESS JOURNALISM’ AWARDS

Site honored in both the overall excellence and special project categories

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., March 3, 2010 –CNBC.com has been selected to receive two awards from The Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) in its 15th annual “Best in Business Journalism” competition.

CNBC.com, the online destination for global business news and expert analysis, was named for “Overall Excellence” in the large websites (more than 2.5 million average monthly unique visitors) category.

In addition, the site’s special report, “BOOM, BUST & BLAME: THE INSIDE STORY OF AMERICA’S ECONOMIC CRISIS”was also recognized in the Projects (large websites) category. This original online editorial package offered a comprehensive look at the economic collapse that has gripped the world over the past two years. "Boom, Bust & Blame," http://www.cnbc.com/id/31489482/, is complete with 300 minutes of both new and historical video; rich editorial content and newly created extensive stocks and graphs all chronicling the drama, pressure and most memorable moments of this complex story whose incredible economic, political and social ramifications will be felt for years to come.

The Society of American Business Editors and Writers “Best in Business Journalism” competition recognizes top publications and web sites and the best business news reporting during 2009. The awards will be presented Saturday, March 20 in Phoenix at SABEW’s 47th annual conference. The full press release announcing the winners can be accessed at http://sabew.org/2010/03/sabew-announces-winners-in-15th-annual-competition/ .

About CNBC:
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.

Members of the media can receive more information about CNBC and its programming on the NBC Universal Media Village Web site at http://nbcumv.com/cnbc/.