Bloomberg Hires CNBC Producer For ‘Street Smart’

By Merrill Knox Comment

Jason Farkas will join Bloomberg TV as a senior broadcast producer in January. His hire was announced today by Ted Fine, Bloomberg’s executive producer for afternoons.

Farkas will focus on helping the “Street Smart” editorial team ahead of the program’s re-launch on January 9. Like newly-named anchor Trish Reagan, Farkas joins the network from CNBC, where he was senior producer of “SportsBiz” and “Trading the Globe.”

Farkas will be deputy to Fine for Bloomberg TV’s afternoon programming. He starts January 3.

The full memo from Fine is after the jump.

I’m thrilled to announce that Jason Farkas is joining Bloomberg Television as Senior Broadcast Producer. Jason will be my deputy across all afternoon programming. His first focus is helping the “Street Smart” team as we re-launch with the addition of Trish Regan.

Jason comes to Bloomberg Television from CNBC where he was Senior Producer of CNBC SportsBiz, and Trading the Globe, CNBC’s first program dedicated to emerging market investing. Before that he one of the founding producers of Fast Money, and part of the team that launched Options Action, Money in Motion, Strategy Session, and the Fast Money Halftime Report.

Jason starts January 3rd.