Bernie Lo is an experienced television host and anchor. Based at CNBC's Hong Kong studios, he anchors Squawk Box, the network's flagship morning program. Squawk Box sets the news agenda in the region every day, bringing viewers all the news and views from the top CEOs, asset managers and newsmakers as Asian markets open for trade.
A 20-year broadcast veteran of Asia-Pacific regional television, Lo has interviewed key political figures such as Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Former Philippines President Gloria Arroya, Former Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang, Former British Prime Minister John Major, as well as top business leaders such as Richard Branson, Larry Ellison, Bill Gates, and Meg Whitman.
Prior to rejoining CNBC, he was with Bloomberg television anchoring their prime-time morning business and financial news show Morning Call and hosting its daily regional talk show Asia Confidential with Bernie Lo. Lo also held a variety of on-air positions with Singapore Broadcasting, TVB and ATV.
Lo is the recipient of multiple awards at the Asian Television Awards including "Best News Anchor" in 2013, and "Best Current Affairs Presenter" in 2011.
He has a Bachelor's degree in liberal arts from Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, and a Master's of Science degree in performing arts administration from the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho. He is a long-time Hong Kong Permanent Resident, and speaks fluent Cantonese.
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