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Join us for an exciting COF event with guest speaker Ron Insana, business analyst and contributor to CNBC and MSNBC. Insana will present the talk: ‘The Economy, The Markets and the Next President,’ on December 7th at Wentworth Institute of Technology in the Blount Auditorium from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM.
This event is FREE to attend, open to all staff, faculty, and students, and refreshments will be provided. Time will be reserved at the end of the event for questions and a meet and greet.
Doors Open and Refreshments:12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Presentation: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Q & A with Meet & Greet: 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Sponsored by Comcast/Xfinity and hosted by Wentworth Institute of Technology's Department of Management and Colleges of the Fenway.
Insana began his career in 1984 as an FNN production assistant, rising to managing editor and chief of FNN's Los Angeles bureau at the time the two networks combined. While at FNN, he was nominated for a Golden ACE Award for his role in covering the 1987 stock market crash. Trend Watching: How to Avoid Wall Street's Next Fads, Manias and Bubbles, his third book, was published by Harpers Business in November 2002. His first book, Traders' Tales (John Wiley), a compendium of anecdotes about Wall Street life, was published in 1996. His second book, The Message of the Markets, was published by Harpers Business in October 2000. Insana joined CNBC in the 1991 merger with the Financial News Network. He is a regular contributor to NBC's The Today Show and NBC Nightly News as well as Imus in the Morning before its MSNBC cancellation and the formerly 15-minute Market Wrap on sister network MSNBC, and other programs when market activity warrants.
On September 11, 2001, he was covered in dust and described what he witnessed when the towers collapsed on NBC's Today show with Matt Lauer and Katie Couric. Additionally, Insana writes a monthly column for USA Today entitled "Talking Business with Ron Insana" and at one time hosted the nationally syndicated radio program, The Ron Insana Show, on Westwood One. On April 1, 2010, he sat in for Pimm Fox on Taking Stock, on Bloomberg Television & Radio. Insana was nominated for a News and Documentary Emmy Award as part of NBC's coverage of 9/11.
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