Ron Insana is a reporter for Market Score Board Report with Ron Insana, syndicated by Compass, and a Senior Analyst and Commentator at CNBC. He reports on the major stories of the day, economic and political policy issues, markets and global economics. He is also a regular contributor to MSNBC and NBC.
Insana has landed exclusive interviews with Presidents Bush and Clinton, and Vice-Presidents Cheney and Gore. He hosted the first-ever television interviews with every Treasury Secretary since Robert Rubin (including Rubin, Summers, O'Neil and Snow.) Insana has also landed exclusive interviews with several billionaire investors, including Warren Buffett, George Soros, Stanley Druckenmiller, Julian Robertson and others. He has also interviewed the nation’s most respected CEOs, from Jack Welch and Jeff Immelt, to Bill Gates, Larry Ellison, A.G. Lafley, and Richard Grasso.
Insana joined CNBC in the 1991 merger with the Financial News Network. He is a regular contributor to NBC's Today Show and The Nightly News with Brian Williams, as well as Market Wrap on sister network MSNBC, and other programs when market activity warrants. Insana began his career in 1984 as an FNN production assistant, rising to managing editor and chief of FNN's Los Angeles bureau at the time the two networks combined. While at FNN, he was nominated for a Golden ACE Award for his role in covering the 1987 stock market crash.
Insana was nominated for a News and Documentary Emmy Award as part of NBC’s coverage of 9-11, and in 1999, Insana was named one of the top 100 business news journalists of the century by TJFR Group.
He is also actively involved in Junior Achievement of New York, The Michael J. Fox Foundation, The Robin Hood Foundation and Autism Speaks. Insana graduated with honors from California State University at Northridge.