Bernie Lo

Anchor, CNBC

Bernie Lo is an experienced television host and anchor. Based at CNBC's Hong Kong studios, he co-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.


  • Ding Dong, The Duck's Not Dead
    By: Bernie Lo
    Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 3:01 AM ET

    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.

  • Hong Kong Mourns Giant Rubber Ducky    
    By: Bernie Lo
    Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 7:27 PM ET

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

  • Rubber Ducky, You’re the One
    By: Bernie Lo
    Friday, 3 May 2013 | 3:06 AM 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.

    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.

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  • Showtimes

    Monday - Friday, 07:00 - 10:00 SIN/HK
    Monday - Friday, 10:00 - 13:00 SYD
    New Zealand
    Monday - Friday, 12:00 - 15:00 NZ
  • Based at CNBC's Hong Kong studios, Bernie Lo covers core business day programming and co-anchors Squawk Box Asia.