Amanda Drury

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Amanda Drury
Amanda Drury

EducationMelbourne University
Australian Film Television and Radio School
Alma materUniversity of Melbourne
OccupationNews anchor
Notable credit(s)
CNBC's Street Signs co-anchor

Amanda Drury is an Australian journalist and news anchor for CNBC, hosting finance and business programming from New York City. She was the co-host of the US version of Street Signs until its end on February 6, 2015 and has appeared on other various CNBC shows as an expert in finance and business.[1][2]

Early life and education[edit]

Drury was born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She attended Methodist Ladies' College, Melbourne, and graduated in 1990.[citation needed] She received a bachelor's degree in fine arts, Japanese and French from the University of Melbourne[3] and attended the Australian Film, Television and Radio School.[4]


Drury started working in Japan in international relations. She began her broadcast career in radio before making the switch to TV working for Bloomberg in Tokyo[2] from 1999 to 2000. She joined CNBC in January 2001[2] and spent eight years based at its Asia-Pacific headquarters in Singapore. She was stationed in CNBC Sydney in 2009 before being transferred to CNBC's global headquarters in New Jersey in May 2010.[3] Drury’s first position at CNBC USA was as the co-anchor of "The Call".[5] Drury has appeared on other various CNBC shows and segments. She became the co-presenter of The Call (US version) in March 2011.[6] Drury was a finalist in the 2007 and 2008 Asian Television Awards in the category of Best News Presenter.[3]

Drury left CNBC US after her final appearance as co-presenter of Power Lunch on January 15, 2016, to relocate back to Sydney, Australia. She rejoined CNBC Asia in July 2016.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Ariens, Chris (30 November 2012). "Mandy Drury's Dream Job". Mediabistro. Retrieved 27 December 2012.
  2. ^ a b c "Amanda Drury Biography". Archived from the original on 30 March 2013. Retrieved 27 December 2012.
  3. ^ a b c Weisenthal, Joe (26 April 2012). "BREAKING: Amanda Drury Getting Permanent Anchor Job On CNBC". Business Insider. Retrieved 27 December 2012.
  4. ^ "CNBC Africa Profile". CNBC Africa. Archived from the original on 17 January 2013. Retrieved 27 December 2012.
  5. ^ "CNBC names Drury permanent U.S. anchor". 26 April 2012. Retrieved 27 December 2012.
  6. ^ "Anchors away at CNBC". New York Post. 24 December 2011. Retrieved 27 December 2012.