Michelle Caruso-Cabrera

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Michelle Caruso-Cabrera in 2011

Michelle Caruso-Cabrera is an American business news reporter for CNBC television, and currently holds the title of Chief International Correspondent. She formerly co-hosted the Worldwide Exchange program airing from 4-6am ET (along with Christine Tan in Asia and Ross Westgate in Europe). Caruso-Cabrera announced her departure from the show on October 19, 2007. CNBC.com credited Caruso-Cabrera as a General Assignment Reporter.

As part of CNBC's extensive market coverage, Caruso-Cabrera started appearing regularly on Power Lunch in 2009 in an analyst capacity. She had previously co-anchored that same program with Bill Griffeth from 2002 to 2003. Caruso-Cabrera was replaced as an anchor by Sue Herera. Caruso-Cabrera was promoted to co-presenter of Power Lunch in 2009 and remained in that position until 2013. She re-joined Power Lunch for her third stint as co-presenter on January 19, 2016, replacing the departed Amanda Drury.

Life and career[edit]

Michelle Caruso-Cabrera's father is of Italian descent, and her mother is a Cuban exile. Caruso-Cabrera graduated from Wellesley College in 1991 with a degree in economics. Prior to joining CNBC in 1998, she worked as a reporter for WTSP-TV in St. Petersburg, Florida. Prior to that, she was a reporter and later a special projects producer for Univision, where she won an Emmy Award for a five-part series on children with AIDS.[1] She also received a Broadcaster of the Year (2004) award from the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.[2] Caruso-Cabrera married in 1999 and later divorced. In 2015 she became engaged.

In 2010, she wrote a book titled You Know I'm Right: More Prosperity, Less Government.[3]


  1. ^ "MICHELLE CARUSO-CABRERA: CNBC Anchor and Reporter". CNBC, Inc. Retrieved December 17, 2010. 
  2. ^ Joseph Torres and Michelle Vignoli (July 20, 2004). "NAHJ Announces the 2004 Winners of its ñ and Journalism Awards: Winners will be honored at Noche de Triunfos Gala Sept. 16 in Washington, D.C.". The National Association of Hispanic Journalists. Retrieved December 17, 2010. 
  3. ^ Caruso-Cabrera, Michelle (2010). You Know I'm Right: More Prosperity, Less Government. Threshold Editions. p. 304. ISBN 1-4391-9322-3. 

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