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 Brian Sullivan reports from OPEC headquarters in Vienna on the cartel's meeting and Helima Croft, RBC Capital Markets, weighs in.
CNBC’s Brian Sullivan reports the latest on the OPEC meeting and how leaders failed to agree on a production ceiling.
OPEC refrained from changing its oil output policy, meaning the organization failed to agree on a new production ceiling.
OPEC leaders are meeting in Vienna today to discuss production, CNBC’s Brian Sullivan with the details.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan looks at just how much power OPEC has in the energy industry.
There is some optimism in Vienna regarding getting a production goal done, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports from the OPEC headquarters in Vienna ahead of the meeting on Thursday.
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