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Alexis Glick
Born Alexis Cahill Donnelly
August 7, 1972 (1972-08-07) (age 37)
New York, New York
Occupation Former Anchor, Fox Business Network
Title Business News Anchor
Spouse(s) Oren Glick
Children 3
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Alexis Glick (born Alexis Cahill Donnelly in New York, New York on August 7, 1972) was a television personality on the Fox Business Network (FBN), where she was an anchor of Money for Breakfast and The Opening Bell, as well as the channel's Vice President of Business News.

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Pre-broadcasting career

A New York, NY native, Glick earned a bachelor's degree in political science from Columbia University, and began her career as an analyst at Goldman Sachs in the Equities Division.

Glick traded consumer and entertainment stocks, utility and real estate investment trusts and most notably, the financials including banks, credit card stocks, government agencies and insurance stocks at Morgan Stanley. She was also one of the top producers on the companies Listed Equity Trading Desk from 1998 through 2001.[1]

Glick grew up in Stuyvesant Town in New York City and went to high school at a Quaker school called Friends Seminary.[2] She was an all-NYC basketball player who average 22 pts/game her final year.

Her father, Robert E. Donnelly, is an entertainment lawyer in Manhattan. Her mother, Ellen Cahill Donnelly was Secretary for Shearson Lehman (later Lehman Brothers). She is presently the office manager in Brooklyn for the Forest City Ratner Companies, a real estate developer.

NBC News/MSNBC/CNBC

She had worked as a temporary host for the third hour of NBC's Today Show in 2006. Glick was also a substitute anchor on Early Today in February 2005 and an occasional anchor on MSNBC Live. Previously, Glick was a senior business correspondent for CNBC. Glick's appearances on Today came to an end.

Fox News/Fox Business Network

It was announced on September 12, 2006 that Glick would be joining the Fox News Channel as Director of Business News. Glick began appearing on Fox News programming in July 2007. She has interviewd world leaders such as President Barack Obama, Hank Paulson, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, and former Irish head of state John Bruton.

On December 23, 2009 Ms. Glick announced that she was leaving the Fox Business Network. “I know this is not the norm, but I don’t believe in abrupt departures,” Ms. Glick said on “Opening Bell.” Her departure is abrupt, however, as Wednesday is her last day at the network.

“I have enjoyed three fulfilling years of growth, learning, development, fun and games,” she said. “How many people can say that they had the opportunity to help build a brand-new network?”

References

  1. ^ http://www.foxbusiness.com/bios/talent/alexis-glick/
  2. ^ http://nymag.com/daily/intel/2008/10/alexis_click_goes_to_bed_at_83.html

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