Brian Sullivan (news anchor)
Sullivan signing an autograph
|Born||July 19, 1971 (Age 44)
Los Angeles, California
|Time slot||2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
|Previous show(s)||Fox Business Network
Brian Sullivan (born July 19, 1971, Los Angeles, California) is a television news anchor and business journalist.
Brian Sullivan is co-anchor of CNBC's "Power Lunch" (Monday-Friday, 2 p.m.-3 p.m. ET). Prior to joining CNBC in 2011, Sullivan produced, reported, and anchored at Bloomberg Television (12 years) and Fox Business Network (3 years). Although it says he's 44, his birth in July 1971 makes him now in fact 45. 
Sullivan is recognized as one of the first financial journalists to highlight the risks of the housing bubble. He has been nominated for two prestigious Loeb Awards, one for his 2013 documentary America's Gun: Rise of the AR-15 and the other for the 2007 special "Subprime Shockwaves," which also won the NY CPA Society Excellence in Financial Journalism award. In 2013 he correctly predicted the recovery of the Japanese stock market.
He is a frequent guest on the MSNBC program Morning Joe and has also appeared on NBC Sports. In 2014 he reported from the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Prior to joining Bloomberg in 1997, Sullivan traded chemical commodities for Mitsubishi International. He is a 1993 graduate of Virginia Tech where he played on the rugby team and is a member of Zeta Psi fraternity. He received a law degree from Brooklyn Law School (2003) as well as a Certificate in Journalism from the New York University School of Continuing Education.
Sullivan also races cars competing in the SCCA class Spec Racer Ford. He previously raced in the class Formula Mazda. He won both the 2003 NESCCA Formula Mazda and 2008 NESCCA Spec Racer Ford championships.
Sullivan is a graduate of James Wood High School in Winchester, Va
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