Well the worst kept secret in financial news became official this week when the Fox Business Network announced that Maria Bartiromo is the new Anchor and Global Markets Editor for FBN. In addition Ms. Bartiromo will host a finance related program on the Fox News Channel. Maria is set to join the Fox networks on February 1, 2014.
The original "Money Honey" will be joining other FBN favorites such as Liz Claman, Cheryl Casone, and Gerri Willis.
Maria Bartiromo joined CNBC in 1993 and is credited with much of the success of the financial news genre during the past 20 years. Bartiromo's programming credits include "Closing Bell With Maria Bartiromo" and "On the Money with Maria Bartiromo".
Maria Bartiromo married WisdomTree Investments CEO Jonathan Steinberg in 1999.