Amanda Drury is a CNBC contributor who is based in Sydney, Australia.
Drury has been a business and financial journalist for more than 15 years. She has held a number of on-air roles with CNBC, beginning in Asia-Pacific on a variety of news and feature programs, including 'Squawk Box' and 'Cash Flow'. She was twice nominated as "Best News Anchor" at the Asian Television Awards. Drury moved to the network's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. in May 2010, where she was co-anchor of CNBC's "Power Lunch" and "Street Signs."
Prior to joining CNBC, Drury was a television and radio anchor for Bloomberg in Tokyo.
She also has held various radio posts at Sydney radio stations. She began her career in Japan working in international relations.
Follow Amanda Drury on Twitter @MandyCNBC.
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