What did Erin Burnett do before CNN?


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Prior to her first stint at CNN, Erin Burnett worked as a financial analyst for Goldman Sachs. Between her first job at CNN and her second stint, she worked with Citigroup, Bloomberg Television and CNBC.

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What did Erin Burnett do before CNN?
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During Erin Burnett's time as a financial analyst for Goldman Sachs, she worked in the investment banking division, specializing in mergers, acquisitions and corporate finance. It was during this time that she was offered a position as a writer and booker for Moneyline with Stuart Varney, Willow Bay and Lou Dobbs, but Burnett would leave this position to serve as the vice president of Citimedia, Citigroup's digital media group.

Burnett returned to television in 2003 with Bloomberg Television and anchored Bloomberg on the Markets from 2003 to 2005. She was then hired away by CNBC to anchor Street Signs and co-anchor Squawk on the Streets with Mark Haines. In 2011, Burnett rejoined CNN to anchor her current program, Erin Burnett OutFront, as of 2015.

Prior to her return to CNN in 2011, Burnett was featured in and helped produce numerous CNBC documentaries. Her credits include City of Money & Mystery in 2008, India Rising: The New Empire in 2008, The Russian Gamble in 2008, On Assignment: Iraq in 2010, and Big Money in the Middle East in 2010.

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