Anchor, CNBC
CU Alumnus • 2024 Speaker

Carl Quintanilla is co-anchor of CNBC’s Squawk on the Street and Money Movers, which broadcast from the New York Stock Exchange.

Since joining NBCUniversal in 1999, Quintanilla has covered a wide range of stories for CNBC and NBC News, where he was a New York- and Chicago-based correspondent for Today and NBC Nightly News. His assignments have included the Olympic Games, presidential elections and international military conflicts from Israel to Iraq. As part of NBC’s coverage of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, he shared a national Emmy Award, DuPont Award, RTNDA Edward R. Murrow Award and broadcast’s highest honor, a Peabody Award. 

The one-hour documentaries Quintanilla has reported for CNBC include: The New High: Extreme Sports, #TwitterRevolution, The Costco Craze: Inside the Warehouse Giant, BMW: A Driving Obsession, Big Mac: Inside the McDonald’s Empire, Trash Inc: The Secret Life of Garbage and The Money Chase: Inside Harvard Business School

Before joining NBC, Quintanilla spent six years as a reporter for The Wall Street Journal. He earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Colorado Boulder.