CNBC Anchors and Reporters

Michelle Caruso-Cabrera

Michelle Caruso-Cabrera
CNBC Chief International Correspondent and "Power Lunch" Co-Anchor

Michelle Caruso-Cabrera is CNBC's chief international correspondent and co-anchor of "Power Lunch," which airs Monday through Friday from 1 to 3pm ET.

In 2016, she reported live from Iran on the state of the economy and potential investment opportunities in the country, despite continuing U.S. sanctions. Caruso-Cabrera also traveled to Brazil to cover the effect of the Car Wash scandal on Petrobras.

Latin America is a large focus of her coverage as trade has become a key election issue, particularly when it comes to Mexico. Previously, Caruso-Cabrera has done extensive reporting on Mexico's efforts to modernize PEMEX and has interviewed dozens of Mexican business executives, CEOs and government officials. She also covered Venezuela during the PDVSA strike.

Additionally, she has reported from Cuba more than half a dozen times as relations between the U.S. and Cuba have thawed.

Since 2010, she has covered the European financial crisis, reporting live from Athens, Rome, Frankfurt, Madrid, Brussels, Luxembourg and Cyprus. In the summer of 2015, she spent a full month in Greece.

Caruso-Cabrera joined CNBC in 1998 from WTSP-TV in St. Petersburg, Fla., where she spent four years as a general assignment reporter covering crime and hurricanes. Prior to that, she was a special projects producer for Univision where she gained experience covering Latin America. She began her career in 1990 while in college, as a stringer for The New York Times, reporting for the education section.

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."

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 and 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 and on Instagram @michellecaruso_cabrera.


  • Tenir Bon, Stay strong Brussels

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports live from Brussels as Brussels continues to recover from the tragic attacks.

  • Brussels recovers

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports from Brussels as night falls and crowds gather to recover and remember the victims of Tuesday's attacks.

  • Europe too weak on terror?

    Kroll Chairman Daniel Karson discusses the state of intelligence and possible solutions useful in the fight against terror worldwide.

  • European far-right urges closure of borders

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports from Brussels about far-right politicians in Europe calling for the immediate and permanent closure of the continent's borders as a response to the attacks in Brussels.

  • Border control divide

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports from Brussels about the growing political tensions in Europe following the attacks in Brussels.

  • At the French-Belgium border

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on border security between Belgium and France, one day after the deadly Brussels terror attacks.

  • Obama's powerful statements in Cuba

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports from Cuba after President Obama's speech about the normalization between the U.S. and Cuba.

  • Pres. Obama, Pres. Castro answer questions

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports from Cuba about the historic press conference between U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro.

  • Obama: We don't view Cuba as a threat to the US

    President Barack Obama speaks in Havana, Cuba and addresses Cuba's Raul Castro for the first official talks between their governments in decades.

  • Obama: A new day between our two countries

    President Barack Obama speaks in Havana, Cuba and addresses Cuba's Raul Castro for the first official talks between their governments in decades.