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Michelle  Caruso-Cabrera

Michelle Caruso-Cabrera

Chief International Correspondent, CNBC

Biography

Michelle Caruso-Cabrera is CNBC’s Chief International Correspondent. When not covering her beat, Caruso-Cabrera appears throughout CNBC’s Business Day programming anchoring and reporting for the network. Read More >

In 2011, Caruso-Cabrera covered the European financial crisis. Reporting live from Athens, Rome, and Frankfort, she warned viewers and users early on about the rising risk of default and the consequences for the global economy.

Previously, Caruso-Cabrera was co-anchor of Power Lunch with Sue Herera and Tyler Mathisen. She has also reported one-hour documentaries for the network, including Liquid Assets: The Big Business of Water.

Caruso-Cabrera reported for NBC News from Baghdad, covering the elections and its impact on Iraq's post-war economy, and has also traveled to Cuba, Brazil, and Venezuela to report on and produce groundbreaking stories about the economies of those countries.

Caruso-Cabrera joined CNBC in 1998 from WTSP-TV in St. Petersburg, Florida, where she spent four years as a general assignment reporter. Prior to joining WTSP-TV, she was a special projects producer for Univision, where she won an Emmy Award for a five-part series on children with AIDS, as well as an Emmy nomination for a report on sexual abuse by clergymen. At Univision, she gained extensive experience covering Latin America. She began her career in 1991 as a stringer for The New York Times, reporting on education issues.

Caruso-Cabrera wrote her first book, You Know I’m Right: More Prosperity, Less Government, in 2010; it was published by Threshold Editions, a division of Simon & Schuster, Inc.

Previously, Caruso-Cabrera wrote a personal finance column for Shape en Espanol focusing on issues of particular importance to Latinas and was a monthly contributor to People en Espanol.

Caruso-Cabrera has also been awarded Broadcaster of the Year from the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and was named one of the 100 Most Influential Hispanics in the country by Hispanic Business Magazine. She earned a bachelor's degree in economics from Wellesley College. Read Less ^

Speech Topics

The Role of the Economy in the Coming Election

A Conservative Latin Female Journalist?! How Did That Happen?

Understanding the European Financial Crisis & Its Consequences for the Global Economy

You Know I’m Right: More Prosperity, Less Government

In this talk based on her book, You Know I’m Right, journalist Michelle Caruso-Cabrera shares her solution to our nation’s social and economic woes: a return to our roots of fiscal conservatism, limited government, and personal accountability. This no-nonsense approach, she claims, is the key to a more prosperous nation.

Books & Media

Books

You Know I'm Right

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