Posted by: Aaron Pressman on May 22, 2007
Sometimes it’s hard to keep your big mouth shut when you’re a journalist. Such was the case with CBS Interactive’s rumored purchase of financial video blog Wallstrip. Now it’s official, says proud papa and show founder Howard Lindzon. CBS is scooping up the finance world’s most irreverant and sassy 5 minutes a day along with hiring the creatively talented team of talent, led by host Lindsay Campbell and co-producers Adam Elend and Jeff Marks.
I first noticed Wallstrip back in a September, 2006, blog entry and wrote a short profile in the magazine in January, which directly led to — in my humble opinion — the best episode ever, wherein we discover just how much fame can be garnered from a one-page Businessweek profile: