Willow Bay, a seasoned television journalist, author and media personality, is a special correspondent for Bloomberg Television. Based in Los Angeles, Bay has reported from numerous special events for Bloomberg TV, including the Milken Institute Global Conference and the TED conference. Bay is the host of "Women to Watch," Bloomberg TV's primetime series that profiles the next generation of women leaders in various industries. She regularly interviews top business leaders including Pepsi Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, economist Nouriel Roubini, former Bear Stearns CEO Alan Schwartz and Kenneth Feinberg, administrator of BP's $20 million compensation fund. Bay also serves as a senior editor at the Huffington Post.
Prior to joining the Huffington Post, Bay was an executive producer and host of Lifetime Television's "Spotlight 25," a multi-platform research initiative and television special. Prior to that, Bay served as an anchor and freelance reporter for NBC News and MSNBC.
From 1998 to 2003, Bay held a variety of high-profile anchoring and business reporting roles at CNN. Bay anchored CNN's financial news program "Moneyline News Hour" and CNN's weekend business news programs, "Business Unusual" and "Pinnacle," which profiled the personalities and companies behind business news headlines. In addition, Bay has anchored CNN's "NewsStand" and co-anchored for CNN & Entertainment Weekly and CNN & Fortune.
Earlier in her career, Bay served as a co-anchor of ABC's "Good Morning America" Sunday edition for four years. She was also a correspondent for ABC's "World News Saturday" and "World News Sunday."
From 1991 to 1998, Bay was co-host with Ahmad Rashad of "NBA Inside Stuff," the NBA's weekly magazine show on NBC. She also served as a correspondent for NBC's "Today Show" morning program.
Willow Bay wrote her first book, "Talking to Your Kids in Tough Times: How to Answer Your Child’s Questions about the World We Live In," in 2003. She graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in literature and received a master's degree from New York University's Stern School of Business.