Julia Boorstin joined CNBC in May 2006 as a general assignment reporter. Later that year, she became CNBC's media and entertainment reporter working from CNBC's Los Angeles Bureau. Boorstin covers media with a special focus on the intersection of media and technology.
In 2013, Boorstin created and launched the CNBC Disruptor 50, an annual list highlighting the private companies transforming the economy and challenging companies in established industries. Additionally, she reported a documentary on the future of television for the network, "Stay Tuned…The Future of TV."
Boorstin joined CNBC from Fortune magazine where she was a business writer and reporter since 2000. During that time, she was also a contributor to "Street Life," a live market wrap-up segment on CNN Headline News.
In 2003, 2004 and 2006, The Journalist and Financial Reporting newsletter named Boorstin to the "TJFR 30 under 30" list of the most promising business journalists under 30 years old. She has also worked for the State Department's delegation to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and for Vice President Gore's domestic policy office.
She graduated with honors from Princeton University with a B.A. in history. She was also an editor of The Daily Princetonian.
Follow Julia Boorstin on Twitter @jboorstin.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to sell shares for philanthropy and has dropped plans to offer a new class of shares.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has outlined a nine-step plan to protect election integrity and make sure the company is a force for good in democracy.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on Facebook tightening its ad targeting policies to prevent future abuse.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on how regulators want to keep social media influencers on the right side of the law when it comes to deceptive advertising on paid posts.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on Instagram coming closer to more new users than Snapchat.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports that Facebook is under fire over Russian funded political ads before the 2016 election.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the latest on Facebook's advertising issues over ad sales to Russian firms during the election.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin previews the Emmy awards with a mix of traditional and new media in the running.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on President Trump's tweet about ESPN after one of the sports network's anchors made a disparaging comment about the President.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports ProPublica documented a test showing Facebook included anti-Semitic options in ad targeting which the social media company has now removed.
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