Squawk Box Asia

Bernie Lo

Bernie Lo
Anchor, CNBC

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.

More

  • By: Bernie Lo

    Hong Kong's newest dating site is one that promotes and facilitates adultery. It may sound like an outrageous, community inflaming concept, but it's been going strong for over a decade and offers service in 30 countries.

  • Edward Snowden
    By: Bernie Lo

    Snowden might be a resident of Hong Kong for some time to come as existing legislation and bilateral agreements allow people to go to the courts for protection

  • Florentijin Hofman's 16.5-meter tall inflatable Rubber Duck called 'Spreading Joy Around the World' seen at the Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong.
    By: Bernie Lo

    The giant yellow rubber ducky that has graced Hong Kong's harbor for over a month is set to flock off on Sunday. CNBC's Bernie Lo investigates why the duck is being ditched.

  • By: Bernie Lo

    Travelling 7,610 miles in an 80-year old car? Welcome to the 5th Peking to Paris motor challenge.

  • Marc Cerny, lead architect of PlaySation 4, introduces the BioShock4, the new controller for Sony's PlayStation 4 at a news conference February 20, 2013 in New York.
    By: Bernie Lo

    This is Sony's latest attempt to keep the buzz going on its Playstation 4 ahead of Microsoft's XBox launch.

  • By: Bernie Lo

    Hong Kong was in shock and deep sadness last night as revelations of the demise of the now-famous "Rubber Ducky" came to light, as the local media were swamped by pictures of Ducky listing mournfully on his left side.

  • By: Bernie Lo

    Hong Kong's beloved giant rubber ducky has met a rather unceremonious end in the city's harbor.

  • Florentijin Hofman's 16.5-meter tall inflatable Rubber Duck called 'Spreading Joy Around the World' seen at the Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong.
    By: Bernie Lo

    Dutch artist Florentijin Hofman's RUBBER DUCK sailed into Hong Kong's harbor on Thursday. CNBCs Bernie Lo gives his views on the 1.65-meter floating installation.

  • By: Bernie Lo

    Three times a year, during Lunar New Year, this time of year, and the National Day holidays in October, a wide swath of the country essentially shuts down as people venture around the nation and beyond.

  • FILE - This undated photo provided by Sotheby's shows "The Scream" by Norwegian painter Edvard Munch. The work, which dates from 1895 and is one of four versions of the composition, will lead Sotheby's Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale in New York on May 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Sotheby's, File)
    By: Bernie Lo

    Hong Kong plays host to a different type of art fair this weekend - one aimed at regular folks.

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    Based at CNBC's Hong Kong studios, Bernie Lo covers core business day programming and anchors Squawk Box Asia.

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