CNBC chief international correspondent • • •
Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has earned critical acclaim as a broadcaster and author.
She was named CNBC's chief international correspondent in 2011. When not covering her beat, Caruso-Cabrera appears throughout CNBC's Business Day anchoring and reporting for the network.
Reporting live from Athens, Rome and Frankfurt in 2011, Caruso-Cabrera covered the European financial crisis and warned viewers and users early on about the rising risk of default and the consequences for the global economy. Caruso-Cabrera has also reported one-hour documentaries for the network, including "Liquid Assets: The Big Business of Water" and "The Race to Rebuild: America's Infrastructure." She was also a co-anchor of "Power Lunch" with Sue Herera and Tyler Mathisen.
She reported for NBC News from Baghdad, covering the elections and their impact on Iraq's post-war economy. She has also traveled to Cuba, Brazil and Venezuela to report on and produce groundbreaking stories about the economic situation in each nation.
She joined CNBC in 1998 from WTSP-TV in St. Petersburg, Fla., where she spent four years as a general assignment reporter. From 1991 to 1994 she was a reporter and later a special projects producer for Univision News, where she gained extensive experience covering Latin America, and earned 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. She began her career in 1991 as a stringer for The New York Times, reporting on education issues.
Caruso-Cabrera’s first book, "You Know I'm Right: More Prosperity, Less Government," was published in 2010. Previously, she wrote a personal finance column for Shape en Español focusing on issues of particular importance to Latinas and was a monthly contributor to People en Español.
She has named Broadcaster of the Year by the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and one of the nation’s "100 Most Influential Hispanics" by Hispanic Business magazine, both in 2004. She was among Podor magazine’s Top 75 Most Influential Hispanics in 2010.
Caruso-Cabrera earned a bachelor's degree in economics with a minor in Spanish from Wellesley College in 1991.