Carl Quintanilla

Television Personality
United States

Carl Quintanilla Bio

Who is Carl Quintanilla

Carl Quintanilla is an American journalist who worked as a NBC news reporter based on New York and Chicago prior to his work for CNBC.

Early Life (Childhood)

Quintanilla was born in Midland, Michigan. He graduated from Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. He received his first university degree from the University of Colorado in political science.

Interesting Facts

Quintanilla covered the news of Israel–Lebanon conflict that occurred in 2006. The following year he covered the story about McDonald's efforts in China for a documentary.

Personal Life

Quintanilla was married to Judy Chung in 2005. Chung gave birth to twin girls in 2009. Judy Chung is a former CNBC and MSNBC producer.


Quintanilla was awarded with an Emmy Award, an Edward R. Murrow Award and a Peabody Award for his news coverage of the disastrous and the costliest Hurricane Katrina that cropped up in 2005.


Quintanilla and his CNBC co-moderators were rebuked for behaving rudely to the Republican Presidential Candidates in 2015.