Deirdre Bianchi

Deirdre Bianchi is responsible for the programming strategy
and scheduling of all CNBC’s domestic television content, with a particular
focus on CNBC’s Primetime programming. She joined the network in February 2014.


Bianchi joined CNBC from Bravo where she was the Vice
President, Program Planning and Acquisitions. There, she was responsible for
the scheduling of all Bravo’s programming as well as all off-network and motion
picture acquisitions. The scheduling strategies that Bianchi developed and
executed were fundamental in driving Bravo to four consecutive years of growth
and establishing it as a top-10 Cable Entertainment Network in 2013.


Prior, Bianchi was the Director of program planning for
Comedy Central. She has also worked at Fox 6 in San Diego and Connecticut
Public Radio.


Bianchi holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from
Fairfield University.