CNBC names new markets reporter

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Nik Deogun, senior vice president and editor in chief at CNBC, sent out the following staff announcement on Thursday:

I am pleased to announce that Josh Lipton is joining CNBC as a markets reporter, effective Monday, January 28.

An accomplished journalist, Josh will work closely with CNBC’s ace team of reporters and producers who mine the markets every day for real-time news and analysis.  In addition to appearing on CNBC-TV, Josh will frequently contribute to

Previously, Josh was the markets editor for Bloomberg Television where he was responsible for all markets coverage, working with Bloomberg’s team to develop reports on stocks, bonds, currencies and commodities.

Prior to joining Bloomberg in June 2011, Josh was a staff writer at Minyanville, where he covered the capital markets. Before that, he served as a staff writer at Forbes, where he reported on finance and investing and contributed stock recommendations and investigative feature stories to Forbes magazine.

Josh holds a bachelor’s of arts degree from Colgate University and a master’s degree from both the London School of Economics and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Please join me in welcoming Josh to the team.