Ted David

Broadcast News
News12 LI, Anchor 2006- 2017
1010WINS, NY Anchor 2009-2001
​​CNBC,  Founding Anchor 1989-2009
NBC News Radio, Anchor 1988-1999
ABC News, Radio Anchor 1978-1986



UNTIL his retirement in August of 2017, Ted David, an American financial journalist, was most recently seen as a freelance anchor on News12 Long Island. Prior to joining News12 in 2006, Ted was Senior Anchor at CNBC Business Radio until his retirement from the network in May, 2009.  He was part of the launch team that put CNBC television on the air in April, 1989.


Prior to his CNBC Radio assignment, Ted was co-anchor of CNBC's Morning Call. He has anchored news updates at MSNBC and has done weekend anchoring at WNBC-TV, in New York City.

Before joining CNBC, Ted was an ABC Radio News correspondent for eight years. In 1988, Ted worked as an anchor at Westwood One's NBC Radio Network. A  year later he moved to CNBC.

Ted was a freelance reporter and anchor at Business Week TV until the program's cancellation in late 2008. ​


A fan of daytime TV, Ted was seen or heard from time to time on ABC's former daytime drama "One Life To Live."

Ted has won a National Press Club citation for Best Consumer Journalism; an Ohio State Award for Excellence in Educational, Informational and Public Affairs Broadcasting, and the American Cancer Society’s GASPAR Award.


Ted's career in radio includes such great call letters as WABC, WPLJ, WCBS, WOR and WINS in New York City. In his early days, Ted began on Long Island at college station WCWP, then commercially at WLIX, WGBB, WHLI, and WGSM. Ted was news director and morning drive anchor/sidekick at WNSR from 1986-1988. 


Ted holds a BA and an MS in Education and has taught in NYC schools and local colleges. Ted was licensed as an emergency medical technician in New York State in 1981. He holds a certificate in Technical Analysis of the Futures Markets from the New York Institute of Finance. He is also a licensed amateur radio operator (Ham) with the call sign WB2TED.

Ted David and his wife, Jane, were married in 1974 and have two grown sons. A grandson is expected in mid September 2017.