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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Rhonda Schaffler appointed as Editor-At-Large to TheStreet & Anchor for TheStreetTV


NEW YORK, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, TheStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:TST) announced the appointment of Rhonda Schaffler as Anchor of TheStreetTV & Editor-At-Large to TheStreet.com. With a rich background in broadcast financial journalism, Schaffler comes to TheStreet from Reuters News, where she recently served as an Anchor, Correspondent and Producer for Reuters Insider, one of the organization's financial video products. As Editor-At-Large, Schaffler will contribute enterprise articles and write a weekly syndicated column for TheStreet's distribution partners. As part of her responsibilities for TheStreet TV, Schaffler will interview newsmakers, such as Warren Buffett, and other well-known CEOs. Schaffler and TheStreet's Co-Founder Jim Cramer will have a weekly segment called, 'Perspectives from TheStreet.' Schaffler will also anchor a weekly show that is currently in development.


"We're excited to have someone of Rhonda's caliber join our growing video team," said Head of Video, Ruben Ramirez. "Rhonda understands what it takes to tell a truly engaging story while maintaining exceptional standards of journalism."


With  more than 20 years of experience as a broadcast financial journalist for global organizations including Bloomberg, Dow Jones & CNN, Schaffler has reported on a wide variety of topics, including wealth management, investment strategy, commodities and energy, the economy, and politics.


"We are extremely proud to have Rhonda join our team. She is a true professional with experience at the top brands in the industry," said Editor in Chief, Janet Guyon.


Schaffler is a pioneer in her field, reporting on business stories from far and wide, interviewing high profile figures including South African president Jacob Zuma, Canada Finance Minister Mark Carney, Israel Central Bank Governor Stanley Fisher and CEOs including Jack Welch and Meg Whitman to name but a few. Schaffler produced an acclaimed series of reports on frontier market investments from Nigeria and Ghana. She served as lead reporter on CNN's "Moneyline", and was recognized by the New York Festival awards for her series of reports on investor confidence.


"Rhonda is extremely well qualified for this position.  In addition to her incredible body of work, she brings a bounty of charisma and the necessary skills that set her apart as one of the top financial broadcast journalists of today. We are thrilled to have her join our team," said Chairman, President, and CEO, Elisabeth DeMarse.


Schaffler is a winner of the 2011 Society of American Business Editors and Writers Award for Excellence in Financial Journalism, Multimedia.  Schaffler graduated with honors from Penn State University with a B.A. in Journalism and Political Science.
For more information about TheStreet, visit www.t.st.


About TheStreet, Inc.
TheStreet, Inc. (www.t.st) is the leading independent digital financial media company providing business and financial news, investing ideas and analysis to personal and institutional investors worldwide.  The Company's portfolio of business and personal finance brands includes: TheStreet, RealMoney, RealMoney Pro, Stockpickr, Action Alerts PLUS, Options Profits, MainStreet and RateWatch. To learn more, visit www.thestreet.com.  The Deal, the Company's institutional business, provides intraday coverage of mergers and acquisitions and all other changes in corporate control.  To learn more, visit www.thedeal.com.

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SOURCE TheStreet, Inc.
CONTACT: Aedin Moloney, TheStreet, Inc., 212.321.5067, Aedin.Moloney@thestreet.com
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