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.


  • Adultery website makes aggressive push in Asia
    By: Bernie Lo
    Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 3:22 AM ET

    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.

  • Snowden, ‘Snowed-In’ in Hong Kong?
    By: Bernie Lo
    Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 4:22 AM ET
    Edward Snowden

    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

  • Hong Kong's Duck Days Are Over
    By: Bernie Lo
    Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 7:45 PM ET
    Florentijin Hofman's 16.5-meter tall inflatable Rubber Duck called 'Spreading Joy Around the World' seen at the Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong.

    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.

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    Monday - Friday, 07:00 - 10:00 SIN/HK
    Monday - Friday, 10:00 - 13:00 SYD
  • Bernie Lo

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


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