August 11, 2016
Bloomberg Television today announced that Alix Steel has been named co-host of Bloomberg GO, joining David Westin and Jonathan Ferro daily from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. EDT.
“Alix has the global markets and commodities experience to enhance our coverage for a global audience,” said Al Mayers, Head of Bloomberg TV and Radio. “Global expansion has been a strong focus for Bloomberg Television throughout the past year, and this move will benefit viewers around the world, whether they watch it live or digitally.”
Steel previously covered the global markets, economic news and commodities as anchor of “Bloomberg Markets” and co-anchor of “What’d You Miss?” She has interviewed figures including Congressman Ron Paul, Economists Paul Krugman and Edmund Phelps, investors Jim Rogers, Donald Trump and Steve Forbes, CEO of Continental Resources Harold Hamm and Founder of Chesapeake Energy Tom Ward.
Bloomberg GO provides unique insight before the U.S stock market opens and offers substantive, intelligent conversation around critical issues in global business and finance. It combines a top CEO, policy maker or investor with one of Bloomberg’s 2,600 journalists and analysts from around the globe.
Prior to joining Bloomberg in February 2012, Steel was Senior Multimedia reporter, anchor and producer for TheStreet, where she focused on global markets as well as commodities, including oil, silver and copper with a primary focus on gold. Steel also co-anchored a live trading show, “Morning Call,” for TheStreet and T3Live.com. She is a multiple SABEW Award nominee.
Bloomberg GO, which launched on October 5th, 2016, has had many notable guests including Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson; Secretary, U.S. Labor Department Thomas Perez; U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue; US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter; Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as well as numerous CEOs of Fortune 500 companies.
Bloomberg Television is a global business and financial television network, available in more than 360 million households worldwide across more than 70 countries. Bloomberg TV is also delivered to the Bloomberg Professional service, which guides the world’s financial elite with indispensable real-time data, news, and analysis. The network streams live on Bloomberg’s digital and mobile properties, along with Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Samsung TV and Roku. Leveraging the content, resources and infrastructure of Bloomberg TV, Bloomberg is the #1 source of global business video, reaching 23.3 million unique viewers worldwide in June 2016.
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