Debra Borchardt

Green Market Report
CEO, Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief

Debra Borchardt is the CEO, Co-founder, and Editor-in-Chief of the cannabis financial news website Green Market Report. She began her career in the securities industry where she was a Vice President at Bear Stearns. She left Wall Street to earn her Masters Degree in Business and Economic Reporting from New York University. At that point, she embarked on a career as a financial journalist and spent eight years at working daily with Jim Cramer. As a senior producer and reporter at, Debra honed her skills as a journalist earning an award from (American Society of Business Publication Editors)  in 2014 for Best Video - News, “Guess Where People Want To Buy Pot.” Debra has covered the cannabis industry since its earliest stages when she recognized that the legalization story was the biggest news story of the decade. She has appeared on The Today Show, CNBC, CNN, Cheddar TV plus numerous radio shows and podcasts.