Kayla Tausche

Kayla Tausche

CNBC Reporter

Kayla Tausche is an on-air reporter based at CNBC Headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, NJ. Tausche is also a member of the ensemble cast of CNBC's "Squawk Alley" (M-F, 11AM-12PM ET) where she focuses on the big money backing technology.

Tausche has covered the banking industry, as well as corporate finance and deals— and frequently breaks news. Since joining CNBC in 2011, she has reported on a wide variety of high-profile stories, including the Facebook and Twitter IPOs, the Occupy Wall Street movement, the MF Global bankruptcy and the UK phone hacking scandal.

She reports across NBC properties as a contributor to MSNBC, "TODAY" and "NBC Nightly News." In addition to reporting, Tausche serves as a substitute anchor for flagship CNBC programs "Squawk Box," "Squawk on the Street" and "Power Lunch."

Previously, Tausche was based in London as the assistant editor of DealReporter, a Financial Times-owned publication, covering mergers and acquisitions. Prior to DealReporter, she worked on the consumer and retail beat at Bloomberg News. She began her career in journalism at the Brussels bureau of The Associated Press, where her bilingual interview experience included Jacques Chirac and Peter Mandelson.

An Atlanta native, Tausche graduated with honors in business journalism and international politics from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was an Ameel J. Fisher scholar. She sits on the alumni boards of the UNC journalism school and the Steamboat Foundation, where she was a fellow.

Follow Kayla Tausche on Twitter @kaylatausche .


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  • Trading Nation: Gold shines

    Kim Forrest, Portfolio Manager at Fort Pitt Capital Group, and Max Wolff, Chief Economist at Manhattan Venture Partners, discuss the gains in the gold market with CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

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    Facebook shares hit a new high after earnings topped Wall Street's estimates, with Henry Blodget, Business Insider founder and CEO.

  • Top and bottom line beat for PayPal

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports PayPal's quarterly results.

  • Walt Mossberg's take on smartphone evolution
    By: Jon Fortt

    Apple posted its first ever drop in iPhone sales. Re/code's executive editor Walt Mossberg looks at the great gadgets of the past, and the maturing smartphone.

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    By: Jon Fortt

    As five states vote in the primaries Tuesday, a WSJ op-ed by former Politico CEO Jim VandeHei calls for a third-party candidate, with Terry Kawaja, Luma Partners founder and CEO, and Jessica Lessin, The Information founder and editor in chief.

  • Big question around Twitter
    By: Jon Fortt

    Discussing user growth potential at Twitter, with Terry Kawaja, Luma Partners founder and CEO, and Jessica Lessin, The Information founder and editor in chief.

  • Apple earnings preview
    By: Jon Fortt

    What to expect from Apple earnings after the bell, with Terry Kawaja, Luma Partners founder and CEO, and Jessica Lessin, The Information founder and editor in chief.

  • First Data reports results
    By: Jon Fortt

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche discusses First Data earnings report.

  • Saudi Arabia post-oil plans
    By: Jon Fortt

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble zeros in on what Deputy Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed Bin Salman has to say about Saudi's post-oil plans.

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