Kate Kelly

Kate Kelly
Reporter, The New York Times

Kate Kelly is a reporter for the New York Times who covers the many facets of Wall Street: personalities, big profits and losses, banks, hedge funds, and regulation.

Before joining the Times, Kate worked for more than six years as an on-air television reporter at CNBC, appearing on the channel's daytime programming with news, interviews, and analysis. Prior to that, she spent a decade at the Wall Street Journal, where she covered Hollywood, finance, and the markets.

Kate has won a number of prestigious awards,including a Livingston Award for Young Journalists in the national reporting category for her three-part series on the fall of Bear Stearns. She has also won two Gerald Loeb Awards and has been honored repeatedly by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers and the Scripps Howard Awards.

She is the author of the best-seller "Street Fighters: The Last 72 Hours of Bear Stearns, the Toughest Firm on Wall Street."Her second book, a look inside the world of commodity trading entitled "The Secret Club that Runs the World," was published in 2014.

Kate holds a bachelor's degree from Columbia College at Columbia University. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and three children.


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