Michael Sheetz joined CNBC as a News Associate in June 2017, covering breaking news for CNBC.com. He reports primarily on Markets, while specializing in coverage of the space industry.
His career in business journalism began at CNBC in September 2015 as an intern for the Strategic Content team. Michael landed two further internships with CNBC, with the Assignment Desk in January 2016 and the Mad Money production team in January 2017. He is an alumnus of the 2016 Dow Jones News Fund.
In May 2017, Michael graduated as a Founder's Scholar from The King's College with a bachelor of the arts in Politics, Philosophy and Economics, double-minoring in Journalism and Theology. He served as Editor-in-Chief of The Empire State Tribune for three semesters.