The most famous business journalist in the world – Maria Bartiromo - started her career
as a production assistant at CNN. She was pulling the overnight shift for years before moving on to become a producer.
Maria did every line production job in the place and then got "promoted" behind the scenes. And hated it. So she put an audition tape together, applied for an on-camera reporting job at the then-fledgling network CNBC, and got it.
Lou Dobbs, her boss at CNN who had given her a promotion to a senior producer position, was not happy with her departure. In fact, he told her that she was making the biggest mistake of her life.
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