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Michelle Caruso-Cabrera

Michelle Caruso Cabrera
CNBC Chief International Correspondent

Michelle Caruso-Cabrera is CNBC's chief international correspondent. When not covering her beat, Caruso-Cabrera will appear throughout CNBC's Business Day programming anchoring and reporting for the network.

In 2011, she covered the European financial crisis. Reporting live from Athens, Rome and Frankfurt, Caruso-Cabrera warned viewers and users early on about the rising risk of default and the consequences for the global economy.

Previously, she was co-anchor of "Power Lunch" (M-F, 1-2PM ET) with Sue Herera and Tyler Mathisen.

Caruso-Cabrera has reported one-hour documentaries for the network, including "Liquid Assets: The Big Business of Water" and "The Race to Rebuild: America's Infrastructure."

She reported for NBC News from Baghdad, covering the elections and its impact on Iraq's post-war economy. She has also traveled to Cuba, Brazil and Venezuela to report on and produce groundbreaking stories about those countries' economies.

Caruso-Cabrera joined CNBC in 1998 from WTSP-TV in St. Petersburg, Fla., where she spent four years as a general assignment reporter. Prior to joining WTSP-TV, she was a special projects producer for Univision, where she earned an Emmy Award for a five-part series on children with AIDS, as well as an Emmy nomination for a report on sexual abuse by clergymen. At Univision, she gained extensive experience covering Latin America. She began her career in 1991 as a stringer for The New York Times, reporting on education issues.

Caruso-Cabrera wrote her first book, "You Know I'm Right: More Prosperity, Less Government," in 2010. Previously, she wrote a personal finance column for Shape en Español focusing on issues of particular importance to Latinas and was a monthly contributor to People en Español.

She has also been awarded Broadcaster of the Year from the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and was named one of the "100 Most Influential Hispanics" in the country by Hispanic Business magazine. She earned a bachelor's degree in economics from Wellesley College.

Follow Michelle Caruso-Cabrera on Twitter @MCaruso_Cabrera.

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  • From hostage spokeswoman to politican

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports from Iran and speaks with 1979's Iran hostage crisis' student spokeswoman known as "Tehran Mary" about American investment into Iran. CNBC's Rick Santelli also weighs in about his experience as a gold trader during the crisis.

  • Iran economy looking to tourism, trade

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports from Iran about the country's push to diversify its economy away oil and towards tourism and exports.

  • Who is buying Iranian crude?

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on Iran's oil buyers.

  • War of words mount between US and Iran

    Tension is building between the U.S. and Iran over the U.S. Supreme Court decision to allow the seizure of $2 billion in Iranian assets, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Inside Iran: Saffron, rugs & pistachios

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Iran is known for more than just oil. The country is known to produce what is considered the best Saffron in the world and their red pistachios are famous worldwide... and the beautiful rugs are self-explanatory.

  • American investments in Iran

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports although the lifting of nuclear sanctions against Iran allows non-US companies to conduct business there, that doesn't necessarily mean the Iranian government wants American investments.

  • Art in Iran

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports from Iran about the country's anti-American art despite the lifting of sanctions, as well as the hidden collection of masterpieces belonging to the former Shah.

  • Capitalism in Iran

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports from Iran about the gold market and the state of the economy after the lifting of sanctions.

  • Inside Iran: Anti-American sentiment

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on Iran’s anti-American art which is decided by the government.

  • Inside Iran: Billion dollar masterpieces

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera takes a sneak peek at some of the world's great pieces of modern art - sitting in the basement of the Iranian Museum of Contemporary Art.