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 .


  • Twitter: Risk vs. reward Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 1:18 PM ET
    Twitter: Risk vs. reward

    Is Twitter a risky investment? CNBC's Kayla Tausche reveals what red flags to look out for when investing.

  • Twitter raises the stakes Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 4:14 PM ET
    Twitter raises the stakes

    Twitter has raised its price target ahead of its expected IPO Thursday. CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on skepticism investors are feeling about the social media giant.

  • Is Twitter fairly valued? Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 10:21 AM ET
    Is Twitter fairly valued?

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the investing public is not ready to jump in on Twitter yet and young adults are among the least likely to consider the social media site a good investment.

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