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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.


  • Biggest seizure of drugs in history

    More than eight tons of cocaine were seized in Colombia, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Report: 15 Russian Olympic champs in doping program

    A New York Times report saying at least 15 Russian gold medal winners from the last winter Olympics in Russia were part of a state-run doping program.

  • Brazilian president suspended

    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is calling the Brazil Senate vote a "coup," reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Brazil Senate votes to impeach president

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Brazil's Dilma Rousseff is suspended, after the vote for impeachment ended.

  • Fate of Brazil

    Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff could be impeached today. Discussing the market's reaction, with David Riedel, Riedel Research Group president and founder, and Kathryn Rooney Vera, Bulltick Capital Markets director of macroeconomic research.

  • Brazil pres. not resigning today: Spokesperson
    By: Jon Fortt

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the Brazil president spokesperson says Dilma Rousseff is not resigning today.

  • Brazil stock market pounded
    By: Jon Fortt

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the Brazilian impeachment process' impact to the markets there.

  • Trading Nation: Energy stocks tumble

    Craig Johnson, Senior Technical Strategist at Piper Jaffray & Co, and Boris Schlossberg, Managing Director of FX Strategy at BK Asset Management, discuss the energy sector with Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Can Apple return to growth?

    Discussing whether Apple is the best place for your money right now, with Channing Smith, Capital Advisors, and Walter Piecyk, BTIG analyst.

  • Inside Iran and behind closed door

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera provides a firsthand look at her travels to Iran and what she found there.