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Biography

Dennis Kneale joined CNBC in October 2007 as the network’s Media and Technology Editor for CNBC's Business Day programming.

Kneale joined CNBC from Forbes Magazine, where he served as Managing Editor overseeing such business stories as the Internet boom, bust and rebuild; corporate scandals and investor fallout; the backlash against the drug industry amid drug recalls and soaring costs; the rise of Google, the capitalist revolution that is igniting China’s economy—and the travails of Martha Stewart, Dennis Kozlowski, Bernie Ebbers and more. In 1998 Kneale joined Forbes to expand its coverage of technology, media and health.

Kneale also made dozens of television appearances including CNBC, Fox News Channel, other major broadcast networks and morning talk shows, including NBC’s “Today” show and as a regular on “Forbes on Fox” on Saturday mornings. Kneale was also a frequent contributor to Forbes.com.

Prior to Forbes Magazine, Kneale spent 16 years at The Wall Street Journal where he was a senior editor, directing much of the coverage of new AIDS treatments, which won a Pulitzer Prize in 1997. He started at The Wall Street Journal in 1982 and covered advertising, technology and media & entertainment before becoming an editor in 1990.

Kneale began his career in journalism at the News/Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Kneale holds a degree in journalism from the University of Florida, where he was honored as a distinguished alumni and a member of the Hall of Fame of the student newspaper, The Independent Florida Alligator.

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Climate Change Debate: Will Green Put us in the Red?

11.23.09 | 01:33:49 min | 8 comments