Maria Sara Bartiromo (born September 11, 1967) is an American television journalist, magazine columnist and author of three books. She is host of Opening Bell with Maria Bartiromo and is Global Markets editor at Fox Business Network as well as the host of Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo on the Fox News Channel. Bartiromo is a native of New York and attended New York University. She worked at CNN for five years before joining CNBC television. On November 18, 2013, it was reported that Bartiromo will be joining Fox Business Network and Fox News. At CNBC, she was the anchor of the Closing Bell program and the host and managing editor of On the Money with Maria Bartiromo and is credited for becoming the first reporter to broadcast live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. She has appeared on various television shows and been the recipient of various journalism awards including being inducted into the Cable Hall of Fame.