Ester Bloom is Deputy Managing Editor of Grow. Previously, she was a Senior Editor at CNBC Make It, focused on the vertical’s Money content. Before joining CNBC in 2016, Ester served as a contributing editor at The Billfold and a contributing writer for The Atlantic. Her work has also appeared in Slate, Salon and Quartz.
Ester has won the Lois Morrell Poetry Prize and the Dogwood Literary Creative Non-Fiction Prize, and was recognized in the "Notable" section of The Best American Essays 2015. She received her bachelor’s degree in American history and film from Swarthmore College.