Gharib’s weeknight broadcasts from the New York Stock Exchange focus on the economy and the ﬁnancial markets.
She joined Nightly Business Report in 1998 after a 20-year career working at some of America’s most prestigious print and broadcast organizations, including CNBC, NBC, ESPN, and WABC-TV/New York. Gharib launched her career as a business journalist at Fortune magazine, where she was a senior writer and associate editor. Her previous work includes reporter positions at Newsweek, the Associated Press, and The Plain Dealer. During part of her career she went by her married name, Susie Nazem.
A magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Case Western Reserve University, Gharib also earned her master’s degree in international affairs at Columbia University. She is the recipient of both the 2001 Gracie Allen Award as the top anchorwoman of a national news program and the “Front Page Award” (2002, 2007) from the Newswoman’s Club of New York. Her 2002 Front Page Award was for an outstanding panel discussion with high-profile CEOs on how to restore investor confidence in the aftermath of the business scandals at Enron and WorldCom. She has also been named one of the nation's 100 most influential business journalists by the editors of TJFR, an industry publication. Gharib is among the outstanding graduates of Cleveland Heights High School featured in the book Every Tiger Has a Tale.
Gharib, one of four daughters of a Cleveland anesthesiologist, is of Iranian descent. One of her sisters is an endocrinologist in Boston.
Gharib is an avid figure skater and is married to Fred Nazem.
- Susie Gharib Distinguished Lectureship in Journalism website
- Nightly Business Report website
- CNBC website
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