CNBC announced today that Anchor and Reporter Michelle Caruso-Cabrera (no relation to this blog's author) has been named the business television network's Chief International Correspondent.
Michelle Caruso-Cabrera is an anchor and reporter for the network’s Business Day
programming and is currently part of the "Power
Lunch" (1-2PM ET) ensemble with Sue Herera and Tyler
Previously, Caruso-Cabrera was co-anchor of "Worldwide Exchange" (M-F, 4 a.m. - 6 a.m. ET), CNBC’s
first global daily business news program utilizing the resources of CNBC, CNBC
Europe and CNBC Asia. She was also the co-anchor of the second hour of CNBC’s
"Morning Call" (M-F, 11am – 12 pm ET) and anchored CNBC’s "Wake Up Call" (M-F, 5
a.m. - 6 a.m. ET).
Caruso-Cabrera reported for NBC News from Baghdad,
covering the elections and its impact on Iraq's post-war economy and has also
traveled to Cuba, Brazil and Venezuela to report on and produce groundbreaking
stories about the economies of those countries.
CNBC in 1998 from WTSP-TV in St. Petersburg, Fl., where she spent four years as
a general assignment reporter. Prior to joining WTSP-TV, she was a special
projects producer for Univision, where she won an Emmy Award for a five-part
series on children with AIDS, as well as an Emmy nomination for a report on
sexual abuse by clergymen. At Univision, she gained extensive experience
covering Latin America. She began her career in 1991 as a stringer for The New
York Times, reporting on education issues.
Caruso-Cabrera writes a
personal finance column for Shape en Espanol focusing on issues of particular
importance to Latinas. Previously, she was a monthly contributor to People en
Caruso-Cabrera has also been awarded Broadcaster of the Year
from the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and was named one of the
"100 Most Influential Hispanics" in the country by Hispanic Business Magazine.
She earned a bachelor's degree in economics from Wellesley College.