Christine Romans

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Christine Romans
EducationIowa State University
OccupationNews anchor journalist
Spouse(s)Ed Tobin
WebsiteChristine Romans on Twitter

Christine Romans is a correspondent and anchor for CNN, and also an author.[1][2] She previously worked for Reuters and Knight Ridder Financial News. She is the Chief Business Correspondent for CNN, in addition she anchors Early Start from 4 a.m. to 6 a.m. ET and the weekend business program "Your Money."

Early life and education[edit]

Romans is from Le Claire, Iowa.[3] She graduated from Pleasant Valley High School[4] and went on to graduate from Iowa State University in 1993.[5] While attending Iowa State University Christine majored in French in addition to Journalism and Mass Communication[6] and studied French media and French literature at L'Instut Catholique de Lyon in France in the summer of 1991.[3]


Romans worked for a group of newspapers in the Midwest and was a reporter and anchor for Reuters Television.[4] She joined CNN in 1999 and began reporting from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.[7] She was one of the hosts on CNN's On the Money and was a reporter and substitute anchor on Lou Dobbs Tonight.[8] She also hosted Street Sweep on the defunct network, CNNfn.[9]

Romans' book Smart Is the New Rich: Money Guide for Millennials was published in the mid-2010s.[10]

Personal life[edit]

She is married to Reuters editor Ed Tobin, and the couple have three children.[9]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ " - Transcripts".
  2. ^ Romans, Christine Smart is the New Rich Copyright Page
  3. ^ a b Scott, Russ (June 14, 1992). "Bumper crop of interns gives papers a fresh look". The Dispatch. Illinois, Moline. p. 33. Retrieved 18 August 2019 – via
  4. ^ a b Carnahan, Whitney (April 15, 2002). "Pleasant Valley grad makes grade at CNN". The Dispatch. Illinois, Moline. p. 19. Retrieved 18 August 2019 – via
  5. ^ "News Service: Iowa State University". Archived from the original on 2011-08-06. Retrieved 2012-06-06.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-06-30. Retrieved 2012-06-06.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "CNN Programs - Anchors/Reporters - Christine Romans".
  8. ^ Ruthhart, Roger (November 8, 2008). "Q-C news alums reflect on election results". The Dispatch. Illinois, Moline. p. 3. Retrieved 18 August 2019 – via
  9. ^ a b Chicago Tribune: "Wickes, Moira Tobin" March 12, 2003
  10. ^ Hinchliffe, Emma (April 12, 2015). "Millennials' money-saving super power? Time!". The Record. New Jersey, Hackensack. USA Today. p. B 4. Retrieved 18 August 2019 – via

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