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CNBC Promotes Friend To Key Network Position

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.
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