Kristin Bianco joined BNK Invest as an anchor in January, 2010. She brings over 10 years of
financial reporting experience, including 6 years at Standard & Poors where she covered stock market activity for the
newswire "MarketScope." While she was with S&P she also wrote and broadcast a daily market report for a local
She worked as a financial writer for Price Waterhouse and interned at Forbes Magazine, where she was a reporter assigned to
compiling the annual "Forbes 400" issue. Kristin began her career as a financial writer and money market analyst for
Wall Street firm Shearson Lehman Hutton.
She has a B.A. degree from Lehigh University in international business and journalism and an M.S. degree from Columbia
University's Graduate School of Journalism.
Kristin enjoys golf, tennis, running and traveling. She is married and has four children.
joined BNK Invest as an anchor in September, 2011. She is a Telly Award winning cable TV producer, bringing more than
a decade of experience working in cable television production. Her capabilities include everything from shooting,
writing and editing, to producing, reporting and hosting.
Prior to joining BNK, she held relevant roles including spot sales at NBC-TV, on-air morning news anchor in Globe, AZ,
news videographer at Time Warner Cable's NY1 news station, local programming for TKR/TCI and Cablevision, and
co-founder of Sojourner Productions, a full-service video company.
In addition to her work for BNK including anchoring at Market News Video, Tracey's writing appears on such sites as
Joel Kornblau is the Editorial Director for BNK Invest, Inc. Joel holds a Bachelor of Arts degree
University of Michigan and a Masters of Science from NYU. Joel oversees the production of all editorial content for
He has been involved in web related ventures and small online businesses for over ten years, most recently
acting as the Director of Business Development for a growing sports organization in NYC and Long Island. He
is married with one daughter and loves the stock market, travel, movies and sports.
Michael McInerney is the video editor for BNK Invest, Inc. He has a BFA in Film/Video from Five Towns College,
in Dix Hills, NY.
He currently lives in Portland, Oregon, and in his free time does freelance film/video work, with a focus on video production and
photography, as well as pursuing personal projects and gaining recognition as both a filmmaker and a writer.
Sayoko Murase joined BNK Invest as an anchor in August 2009. She has been a broadcast journalist for over 7
years and holds a
B.A. in Mass Communications from California State University Dominguez Hills. Prior to joining BNK, she was an
anchor at Shaw-TV in Vancouver, Canada, where she was also a feature reporter, covering topics from advances in medicine to a
series on successful immigrants in British Columbia. Before moving to Vancouver, she anchored the morning show at CBS
affiliate WGME-TV in Portland, Maine, where her newscast was recognized by the Columbia Journalism Review. Sayoko began her
career at WAGM-TV, a CBS affiliate in Presque Isle, Maine where she served as a general assignment reporter, weekend anchor
Outside of work, Sayoko has volunteered as an ESL instructor at Columbia University, the Pets Project for the Jewish
Association for Services for the Aged, Dress for Success, and is currently working with an animal rescue group dedicated to
helping at risk dogs and cats that are suffering in the shelter system.