Mary Thompson

Mary Thompson

Mary Thompson joined CNBC in 2000 as a general assignment reporter. She has covered a wide range of stories for CNBC, including the 2008 financial crisis, Hurricane Katrina from along the Gulf Coast and the mutual fund industry's market-timing scandal in 2003.

Prior to joining CNBC, Thompson worked for Bloomberg Television and Bloomberg Radio, from 1992 to 2000, covering the stock market from the New York Stock Exchange and anchoring special coverage of Federal Reserve meetings. She also worked as a print reporter for Bloomberg, from 1991 to 1992, covering small banks and retailers.

Thompson holds a B.A. in English from the University of Notre Dame and an M.S. in journalism from Columbia University.

2 Recent Stories

Cyber Insurance: The Next Big Thing for Businesses
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Cyber Insurance: The Next Big Thing for Businesses

A growing number of small businesses are buying up cyber insurance to protect themselves in the event of a cyber attack.
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Jobs in the Aviation Industry Are on the Rise

With global cargo and passenger traffic growing, aviation companies are hungry for skilled workers.

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