He joined CNBC in May 2011 and is based at the network's Global Headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, NJ. Sullivan has more than 15 years of financial broadcasting experience, having served as an anchor at Fox Business Network and prior to that as producer, reporter and anchor at Bloomberg Television.
He has twice been nominated for the prestigious Loeb Award. One for being recognized as among the first financial journalists to highlight the risks of the housing bubble in 2007, and the other for the 2013 CNBC documentary "America's Gun: The Rise of the AR-15."
Prior to joining Bloomberg in 1997, Sullivan traded chemical commodities for Mitsubishi International.
Sullivan has a B.A. in political science from Virginia Tech and a law degree from Brooklyn Law School. In 2015, he began a three-year term on the Alumni Board of Virginia Tech.
In his free time he is an avid race car driver with two SCCA divisional championships.
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CNBC's Sue Herera gives the latest on reports from Reuters regarding the Department of Energy's intent to buy 5M barrels of oil to add to the strategic petroleum reserve. Power Lunch duo Melissa Lee and Brian Sullivan weigh in.