Erin Burnett (full name Erin Isabelle Burnett) was born on May 3, 1976, in Mardela Springs, Maryland. She is a BA in political economy from Williams College.
After her college, Erin got a job at Goldman Sachs as investment banking analyst. Then, she worked for the show Moneyline on CNN as writer in 1999. From there, she joined Citigroup. Erin Burnett presented the show Bloomberg on the Markets in 2003 and then hosted the show In Focus. Both these shows were broadcasted by the Bloomberg Television.
In December 2005, Erin Burnett joined CNBC. There she and Mark Haines co-presented Squawk on the Street. Erin also hosted the show Street Signs on CNBC. In 2007, she got involved in controversies for two remarks she made about ties between USA - China and about President George Bush. On the s
how Morning Joe on MSNBC, Erin called the president as "the monkey in the middle".
In 2008, Erin Burnett was seen in the show The Apprentice.
Why is she famous?
Erin Burnett is a famous anchor and a reporter who hosted several shows such as Street Signs, MSNBC's Morning Joe and Nightly News with Brian Williams.
Here is one of her famous quotes:
"I remember having a big crush on Dan Rather, and I remember watching the MacNeil-Lehrer News Hour; but no, I didn't want to be a television journalist."
- Erin Burnett
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