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Steve Liesman Biography
Steve Liesman comes off as an American journalist, senior economics reporter for the cable financial television channel CNBC. He is best known for appearing on the CNBC programs and winning an Emmy Award for his coverage of the financial crisis.
While Steve was serving at CBNC as a senior economics reporter he was mostly covering monetary policy, international economics, academic research and productivity. He reports on all aspects of the economy, together with the Federal Reserve and major economic factors. He also appears on a CBNC program called “Squawk Box”.
Steve Liesman Age
Liesman was born on 21st May 1963. He is 55 years old as of 2018.
Steve Liesman Family
Liesman was born in Bronxville, New York in the United States of America. He is an American nationality and belongs to a white ethnicity.
Steve Liesman Education
The senior economics reporter attended Edgemont high school in Scarsdale New York, received a bachelor’s degree in English from the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York and a master’s degree from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. He also attended the State University of New York, Buffalo to graduate in Bachelor of Arts in English and later went to Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism to finish his schooling within an M.S.
Steve Liesman Wife | Married | Is Steve Liesman Married
Liesman has been married to Aaliyah Santelli. They dated for a long time and finally got married. They are blessed with two children, both are boys. Regardless of the hectic programs of his job, Liesman has managed to provide his time to his wife and their two sons. Due to the Hurricane that caused mass destruction of living and damaging property, the population needed assistance to recover the loss from the calamities and damages. Liesman together with his wife donated necessary aid through a non-profitable organization, CARE and campaigned for well wishers to help the victims of the hurricane. Furrthermore, the couple has been working for various social welfare programs in assisting the victims who are affected by the hurricane and floods.
Steve Liesman Music | Band | Guitar |The Mooncussers | Grateful Dead
When Steve Liesman was 16 years old, he taught himself to play the guitar and still enjoys playing it upto date.
Liesman plays in two bands which are Stella Blue’s Band and The Mooncussers. He says the name Mooncussers comes from the group Henry David Thoreau stumbled upon when he was exploring Cape Cod. The Mooncussers were land-based and perhaps the laziest pirates known to man. They used to light fires on the beach to trick ships into thinking they were lighthouses. On moonless nights, the ships would crash on the reefs and the “pirates” would then grab the booty. Liesman has been a big fan of the Grateful Dead since he was 15 years old. Recently, in an event to raise funds for veterans he got a chance to play with Bob Weir, one the band’s founding members in a benefit at the Sweetwater Music Hall near San Francisco.
Steve Liesman Career | CBNC
Liesman was a business news-anchor at the Sarasota, American state Herald-Tribune and later at the St.Petersburg Times from August 1987 to June 1992. He moved to Moscow Russia in August 1992 as founding business editor of the Moscow Times, the first English-language daily newspaper in Russia. He created the capital of the Russian Federation Times Index, the first stock index in Russia.
He joined The Wall Street Journal within the capital of the Russian Federation bureau in 1994, and was named Moscow bureau chief in August 1996. Steve was transferred to the New York bureau in May 1998 when he began covering the international oil and gas industry.
He was named WSJ’s senior social science newsman in June 2000.
During his time at WSJ, he focused on the productivity revolution, macroeconomics, and the myriad problems of corporate earnings reporting. Liesman became a senior economics reporter at WSJ, covering domestic and global economies, as well as corporate earnings and the Enron accounting scandal, before joining CNBC in April 2002.
Liesman was a leader of the WSJ’s team of reporters awarded the 1999 Pulitzer Prize in the international reporting category for in-depth analytical coverage of the Russian financial crisis. He received the first runner-up award in the 1998 SAIA – Novartis Prize for International Reporting for his four-part series, “Markets Under Siege” (the prize recognizes outstanding achievement in the coverage of international affairs).
Liesman received criticism for his Pulitzer in the Nation from journalists Matt Taibbi and Mark Ames, who believed that Liesman’s overly optimistic economic outlook in the run-up to the Russian Financial Crisis was attributed to Liesman’s sourcing from controversial figures such as Anatoly Chubais and others in favor of the ongoing privatization efforts in the country.
Furthermore, to his duties as CNBC’s senior social science news-anchor, Steve Liesman is an amateur guitarist and plays oftenly in a Grateful Dead cover band. He conjointly hosted the pay-per-view broadcast of the band’s 3 “Fare Thee Well” concerts in Chicago in July.
Steve Liesman TV Shows
• On the Money (TV Series):2015-2019
• Squawk Box (TV Series):2013-2015
• NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt (TV Series):2008-2012
• Too Big to Fail (TV Movie):2011
• Worldwide Exchange (TV Series):2010
• Frontline (TV Series documentary): 2009
• CNBC Business News (TV Series):2008-2009
Steve Liesman Awards
- News & Documentary Emmy Award for his coverage of the U.S. financial crisis.
- He was a member of the reporting team recognized with a Pulitzer Prize for stories chronicling the crash of the Russian financial markets.
Steve Liesman Networth | Salary
The salary of Steve Liesman is estimated to reach a figure of around 600,000 dollars and his approximated networth is a milion dollar.