on Insana, a contributor to Comcast NBCUniversal’s networks CNBC and MSNBC, will present the talk, “The Economy, The Markets and the Next President,” at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16, in the Mount Caramel Auditorium at Quinnipiac University, 275 Mount Carmel Ave. This event, sponsored by Quinnipiac’s School of Business and Comcast, is free and open to the public.
“The School of Business is excited to have Ron Insana visit the Mount Carmel Campus, where he will share his insights and experience with our students,” said Matthew O’Connor, dean of the School of Business. “This is an important opportunity brought to us from Comcast that business students will not want to miss.”
“Comcast is proud to work with and support Quinnipiac University,” said Michael Parker, regional senior vice president of Comcast’s Western New England Region, which includes Connecticut. “One of our community investment goals is to motivate young people to achieve their maximum potential and I’m sure these students will be inspired by Ron Insana.”
Insana is a contributor to CNBC and MSNBC, where he discusses the most pressing economic and market issues of the day. He also delivers The Market Scoreboard Report to radio stations around the country. He has written for Money magazine and USA Today and has hosted two nationally syndicated radio programs. In addition to his work as a business journalist, Insana was the CEO of Insana Capital Partners, from 2006-08, which, at its peak, managed the $125 million Insana Capital Partners "Legends Fund."
For nearly three decades, Insana has been a highly respected business journalist and money manager, who began his career at the Financial News Network in 1984 and joined CNBC when FNN and CNBC merged in 1991. Insana is well-known for his high-profile interviews, which included Presidents Clinton and Bush; billionaire investors Warren Buffett, George Soros and Julian Robertson; captains of industry Bill Gates, Jack Welch and the late Steve Jobs; and global heads of state, former Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, and Jordan's current Queen, Rania.
Insana was named one of the "Top 100 Business News Journalists of the 20th Century" and was nominated for a news and documentary Emmy for his role in NBC's coverage of 9/11.
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