CNBC Promotes Friend To Key Network Position
Dec 12, 2002, 12:00 AM
CNBC promoted David Friend to the position of SVP of Business News and made him executive in charge of the network’s business day programming. CNBC CEO Pamela Thomas-Graham said announcing the move that Friend has led CNBC with skill and vision toward programming that serves its core audience. Friend, a 25-year veteran of broadcast journalism, joined the channel in 1997. He also launched Early Today on NBC and was executive producer of Wall Street Journal Report and CNBC specials.