Bloomberg Television Debuts 'On the Move with Francine Lacqua'
Aug 31, 2010
Bloomberg Television Debuts 'On the Move with Francine Lacqua' New Weekday Program Expands upon Bloomberg Television's Leading European and Asian Business News Coverage Business Wire NEW YORK & LONDON -- August 31, 2010 Bloomberg Television, the global 24-hour business and financial news network, today announced the launch of "On the Move with Francine Lacqua," airing weekdays from 9-10 AM CET. Hosted by Bloomberg Television anchor and senior correspondent Francine Lacqua, "On the Move" provides comprehensive coverage of market openings across Europe, breaking news from Asia, and live reporting on the stories most impacting business around the globe. "Francine's unparalleled access to top business and political leaders gives our viewers competitive insight into the markets and the business day ahead," said Brian Martinez, International Managing Director, Bloomberg Television. "'On the Move' will be there for the high level conversations with news makers that impact the economy." "On the Move" is part of Bloomberg Television's in-depth offering of business and financial news programming from state-of-the-art studio facilities in London. The program joins "The Pulse with Andrea Catherwood" (10-12 AM CET), "Global Connection with Linzie Janis" (6-7 AM CET) and "Countdown with Maryam Nemazee" (7-9 AM CET), which take viewers through pre-market movements to real-time European and Asian market activity and breaking news coverage. Bloomberg Television is the largest business network in the region, with distribution to more than 150 million households across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Host Francine Lacqua, who joined Bloomberg in 2000, has covered numerous high-profile international events for the network including the World Economic Forum and IMF, G20 and OPEC meetings. Lacqua will be joined daily by members of Bloomberg Television's seasoned markets desk team, including reporters Mark Barton, Judith Bogner and Manus Cranny. "I'm extremely excited about the opportunity to bring my show out of the studio and give viewers a chance to see the news from where it's happening," said Francine Lacqua. “Our team will be working to convey a complete picture of how political, economic and world events are affecting the markets.” Follow us on Twitter at @BloombergTv or Facebook. For more information on Bloomberg Television, please visit www.bloomberg.com/tv. About Bloomberg Bloomberg is the world’s most trusted source of information for financial professionals and businesses. Bloomberg combines innovative technology with unmatched analytic, data, news, display and distribution capabilities, to deliver critical information via the Bloomberg Professional service and multimedia platforms. Bloomberg's media properties span television, radio, digital and print, making up one of the world’s largest news organizations with more than 2,300 news and multimedia professionals at 146 bureaus in 72 countries. Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=6413235&lang=en Multimedia Available: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=6413235 Contact: Bloomberg Jocelyn Austin, +1-212-617-3578 firstname.lastname@example.org