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Dominic Chu Jumping From Bloomberg TV To CNBC

Bloomberg TV markets reporter (and 2011 TVNewser March Madness Bracket Challenge winner) Dominic Chu is jumping to CNBC.

Chu will become a markets reporter for CNBC, starting August 12.

“With his background as a Wall Street trader and investor, in addition to his journalism experience, Dominic will be able to offer CNBC’s sophisticated audience a unique perspective on the markets,” wrote CNBC senior VP and business news editor in chief Nik Deogun in an email to CNBC staff today.

Deogun’s full email, after the jump.

I am pleased to announce that Dominic Chu will be joining CNBC as a markets reporter, effective Monday, August 12.

With his background as a Wall Street trader and investor, in addition to his journalism experience, Dominic will be able to offer CNBC’s sophisticated audience a unique perspective on the markets.

Previously, Dominic was at Bloomberg Television where he reported on the stock, bond and currency markets for the network. During his time there, he also covered sports business and was a member of the team that covered Hurricane Sandy and the Boston Marathon bombing.

Prior to joining Bloomberg Television, Dominic was an investment adviser at Seascape Capital Management. He also held positions at Hennessy Advisors, including as a head trader, and at UBS, where he served in various roles.

Dominic holds a bachelor’s of science degree from Cornell University.

Please join me in welcoming Dominic to CNBC.

Nik

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