Consuelo Mack has a long and distinguished career in business journalism. In 2005 she struck out on her own to launch her dream program, a weekly half-hour program on public television devoted to helping Americans build and protect their wealth over the long-term. Now in its tenth season, Consuelo Mack WealthTrack has been dubbed the “Cramer Antidote” by the press and Money Magazine named Mack “The Best Money TV Host.” WealthTrack is the only program on television devoted to long-term diversified investing in all of the investments people care about: stocks, bonds, real estate, insurance, art and collectibles.
WealthTrack has scored a series of television exclusives including Wall Street’s number one ranked economist Ed Hyman, Legg Mason’s legendary Bill Miller, Yale endowment head David Swensen and prescient fund manager Jeremy Grantham who called both the tech and credit market bubbles. WealthTrack, which started on a handful of stations, is now seen in 142 markets, including 20 of the top 20, covering 84% of the country. In New York WealthTrack is seen on WLIW, channel 21 on Friday evenings at 7:30pm and Saturday mornings at 8:00am on WNET, channel 13.
Before developing WealthTrack Mack spent over a decade at The Wall Street Journal as the Anchor and Managing Editor of its weekly syndicated business program, “The Wall Street Journal Report”. During her tenure it won the Overseas Press Club award, the Gracie award and was nominated for a News and Documentary Emmy award for excellence in background and analysis.
Mack also played a critical role in CNBC’s strategic alliance with Dow Jones, the parent company of The Wall Street Journal. Anchor of a morning show, reporter for a daily “Strategy Session”, she also anchored “Louis Rukeyser’s Wall Street” in its final months on both CNBC and PBS.
Mack’s international experience includes being the Anchor and Editor of “The Asian Wall Street Journal Report”, a weekly business program syndicated throughout Asia, and hosting the 1996 PBS documentary series “Emerging Powers” and the 1994 PBS special “Pacific Rift”.
Mack is a pioneer in business television. She was a founding partner of “Today’s Business”, where she was the sole Anchor and Executive Editor of television’s first daily, nationally syndicated business news program. She was founding news editor and co-anchor of “Business Times”, the first national morning business program. In its first year “Business Times” won the ACE award, cable television’s highest honor.
Prior to her television career, Mack worked for several prominent research and money management firms including Mitchell Hutchins and Merrill Lynch. She is a member of the Economic Club of New York, the Council on Foreign Relations, The Women’s Forum and is a member of the YMCA of Greater New York Board Emeritus and the Museum of American Finance.
She has received several honors including the first Lifetime Achievement Award for Women in Print and Electronic Financial Journalism from the Women’s Economic Roundtable and the Malcolm S. Forbes Public Awareness Award. In 2014 she was given the YMCA’s of Greater New York Dodge Award, a recognition presented to outstanding individuals who epitomize their tradition of humanitarian service. Mack graduated from Sarah Lawrence College with a bachelor degree in English Literature, History and Political Science.