LINDSEY STANBERRY JOINS CNBC MAKE IT

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Former Refinery29 Work & Money Director Appointed Deputy Managing Editor

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 14, 2019 – Lindsey Stanberry has been named to the newly created position of Deputy Managing Editor of CNBC Make It, announced today by Jenna Goudreau, the Vice President and Managing Editor of CNBC Make It and Acorns Grow.

Starting on May 20 and reporting to Goudreau, Stanberry will work across CNBC Make It to create new editorial series and develop content plans and strategies, as well as manage the site’s popular money section.

“We are thrilled to welcome Lindsey to the team,” said Goudreau. “She brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to our content set, which is essential for our growth and our ability to find new and exciting ways to provide users with the actionable information they need to live a healthy financial life.”

Stanberry’s hiring comes on the heels of record-setting growth for CNBC Make It, the lifestyle finance brand launched by CNBC in 2016. Over the last two years, the vertical has more than doubled its audience and was the top section of CNBC.com for the first quarter of 2019 as well as all of 2018.

Stanberry comes to CNBC Make It from Refinery29. She joined the publication in 2013 as a content editor before moving on to a senior editor position where she worked on the site’s entertainment content and later launched the Work & Money vertical. Most recently, Stanberry was Work & Money Director, responsible for developing content franchises for the Work & Money and Tech sections. While in that role, Stanberry founded Money Diaries, Refinery29’s most popular column, and authored the book Refinery29 Money Diaries.

Prior to Refinery29, Stanberry was an editorial campaign manager for Figment and held a variety of freelance editorial positions for Blue Rider Press and Assouline. She was also an associate editor on special projects for Martha Stewart Living. Stanberry began her journalism career as an associate editor at Melcher Media, where she edited more than 30 books.

Stanberry received her bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Boston University.

For more information contact:

Jennifer Dauble
CNBC
t: 201.735.4721
m: 201.615.2787
e: jennifer.dauble@nbcuni.com

Erin Kitzie
CNBC
t: 201.735.4739
m: 201.753.8107
e: erin.kitzie@nbcuni.com

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