Chris Nolter

Chris Nolter is a senior writer focusing on telecom, media and technology. Nolter's coverage ranges from profiles of key bankers and dealmakers to the inner workings of complex deals, and he is often the first in the industry to report on M&A activity and private equity. Prior to joining The Deal, Nolter published stories with FinanacialTimes.com, RollingStone.com, the New York Times Magazine and the Columbia Journalism Review. He also worked at the Museum of the Moving Image, where he edited the Moving Image Quarterly, the museum website and other publications, and he has produced live news broadcasts for CNN Financial Network.

Recent Articles By The Author

Disney Misses Quarterly Numbers, But Promises Big Bang From Fox

Disney Misses Quarterly Numbers, But Promises Big Bang From Fox

Chairman and CEO Bob Iger left the door open for a new bid on Sky.

Elon Musk's Startling Proposal to Take Tesla Private Is Nothing if Not Risky

Elon Musk's Startling Proposal to Take Tesla Private Is Nothing if Not Risky

Taking the electric vehicle maker private would be a dangerous and costly luxury for the mercurial Musk.

Disney Shares Fall as Company Misses Quarterly Earnings, Revenue Estimates

Disney Shares Fall as Company Misses Quarterly Earnings, Revenue Estimates

As Disney prepares to close its blockbuster Fox deal, its third fiscal-quarter results came up short.

Disney Nation Awaits Updates on Fox, Sky, 'Disneyflix' and Fiscal Q3 Results

Disney Nation Awaits Updates on Fox, Sky, 'Disneyflix' and Fiscal Q3 Results

CEO Bob Iger won the bidding war for Fox, but when will the deal close? And will the Disney boss launch a new battle with Comcast for Sky?

Sprint Earnings Beat Gets Overshadowed by T-Mobile Merger

Sprint Earnings Beat Gets Overshadowed by T-Mobile Merger

Sprint grows adjusted wireless revenues and net post-paid phone ads, while new CEO Combes says the T-Mobile deal will 'put America first.'

CBS Shares Fall Further as Board Meets But Stays Mum on CEO Moonves

CBS Shares Fall Further as Board Meets But Stays Mum on CEO Moonves

As a fight brews with Vice Chairman Shari Redstone, CBS postpones its shareholder meeting yet again as a New Yorker expose makes allegations against Chairman and CEO Moonves.

Twitter Defends Efforts to Clean up Social Network as Shares Plunge

Twitter Defends Efforts to Clean up Social Network as Shares Plunge

Recalling Facebook's meltdown, shares of Twitter plummet as the social network takes steps to remove fake accounts.

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts: We Have Enough Scale

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts: We Have Enough Scale

Broadband services carried the company's second-quarter results, raising the question of whether Comcast needs to bulk up in media and satellite TV.

Qualcomm Beats Q3 Expectations, Ends NXP Bid

Qualcomm Beats Q3 Expectations, Ends NXP Bid

The wireless chipmaking powerhouse topped forecasts and announced $30 billion in buybacks, as it terminates the NXP deal.

Qualcomm to Terminate NXP Deal

Qualcomm to Terminate NXP Deal

The merger parties have struggled to get merger approval from Beijing amid rising tensions with the Trump administration over trade.