Sue Herera

Sue Herera
CNBC Breaking News Anchor & "Nightly Business Report" Co-Anchor

Sue Herera is Breaking News Anchor for CNBC providing regular news updates throughout CNBC's Business Day programming in addition to serving as the network's lead anchor for breaking news stories. Herera is also co-anchor of "Nightly Business Report," an award-winning evening business news program produced by CNBC for U.S. public television.

Previously, Herera was co-anchor of CNBC's "Power Lunch."

Herera was one of the first women to break into the world of broadcast business news, earning her the nickname "The First Lady of Wall Street." In her 25-plus years of covering Wall Street, Herera has provided viewers with a seasoned perspective on the major stories and issues moving the markets and groundbreaking interviews with leaders in politics and corporate America.

She is a founding member of CNBC, helping to launch the network in 1989. Well-versed in the world of global economics, Herera has covered several of the major geopolitical summits held overseas. She has traveled to China and Japan to report on and produce groundbreaking series about the economies of those countries. In 2004, she was host and anchor of CNBC's special international series "CNBC in Russia," which took an in-depth look into Russia's economy and leadership, contrasting the country's successes with its problems. She won the first-place prize in the National Headliner Awards for the special. She also hosted "CNBC in India, "which took top honors in the Business & Consumer Reporting category.

Prior to joining CNBC, Herera spent seven years as an anchor and reporter with Financial News Network, honing her expertise in the areas of foreign exchange and futures trading.

Herera is the author of "Women of the Street: Making It on Wall Street—The World's Toughest Business."

Herera earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from California State University at Northridge in 1980, and in 2003, she was honored with the University's Distinguished Alumni Award.

Follow Sue Herera on Twitter @bizrpt.


  • CNBC update: Twitters opens office in Hong Kong   Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 11:30 AM ET
    CNBC update: Twitters opens office in Hong Kong

    Hundreds of worker ID badges are missing from Atlanta Airport, Twitter opens an office in Hong Kong, and according to a report prescription drug spending is up more than 13% from last year, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • CNBC update: Obama to speak on college affordability

    President Obama will speak to students at Georgia Tech about paying for college, Uber is committing to hiring more female drivers, and Burger King is dropping soft drinks in kids meals, reports Sue Herera.

  • CNBC update: 'Simpsons' co-creator dies   Monday, 9 Mar 2015 | 4:30 PM ET
    CNBC update: 'Simpsons' co-creator dies

    'Simpsons' co-creator Sam Simon dies at 59. Delta lowers some one-way reward flights, a solar powered plane has successfully landed, and a survey says $2.5M is a comfortable retirement fund, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

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