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Sue Herera

Susan Herera
CNBC Breaking News Anchor & "Nightly Business Report" Co-Anchor

Sue Herera is Breaking News Anchor for CNBC providing regular news updates throughout CNBC's Business Day programming in addition to serving as the network's lead anchor for breaking news stories. Herera is also co-anchor of "Nightly Business Report," an award-winning evening business news program produced by CNBC for U.S. public television.

Previously, Herera was co-anchor of CNBC's "Power Lunch."

Herera was one of the first women to break into the world of broadcast business news, earning her the nickname "The First Lady of Wall Street." In her 25-plus years of covering Wall Street, Herera has provided viewers with a seasoned perspective on the major stories and issues moving the markets and groundbreaking interviews with leaders in politics and corporate America.

She is a founding member of CNBC, helping to launch the network in 1989. Well-versed in the world of global economics, Herera has covered several of the major geopolitical summits held overseas. She has traveled to China and Japan to report on and produce groundbreaking series about the economies of those countries. In 2004, she was host and anchor of CNBC's special international series "CNBC in Russia," which took an in-depth look into Russia's economy and leadership, contrasting the country's successes with its problems. She won the first-place prize in the National Headliner Awards for the special. She also hosted "CNBC in India, "which took top honors in the Business & Consumer Reporting category.

Prior to joining CNBC, Herera spent seven years as an anchor and reporter with Financial News Network, honing her expertise in the areas of foreign exchange and futures trading.

Herera is the author of "Women of the Street: Making It on Wall Street—The World's Toughest Business."

Herera earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from California State University at Northridge in 1980, and in 2003, she was honored with the University's Distinguished Alumni Award.

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  • CNBC update: Putin calls Trump 'bright guy'

    A wildfire in California has doubled in size; Russian President Vladimir Putin is speaking out on the U.S. presidential race; and an explosion in a subway in Tehran killed two people, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • CNBC update: EgyptAir recovers flight data

    EgyptAir has recovered flight data from the plane that crashed into the Mediterranean in May; and fire crews battle a massive warehouse fire, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • CNBC update: Singer Meat Loaf collapses

    British PM David Cameron and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn paid their respects to British lawmaker Jo Cox; and rock singer Meat Loaf collapsed on stage during a concert in Canada, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • CNBC update: Zika births

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports the latest headlines including the CDC reporting that three babies have been born in the U.S. with birth defects due to the Zika virus.

  • Viacom's lead director fights back on changes

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports on a statement from Viacom independent director Frederic Salerno about the changes to the company's board.

  • CNBC update: Fallujah fighting

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports the latest headlines including Iraqi forces seizing ISIS-built tunnels in Fallujah while fighting to recapture the city.

  • 5 new independent directors named to Viacom board

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports the latest on the saga with Viacom's board.

  • 5 Viacom directors outsed - Reuters

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports that Sumner Redstone has moved to remove five Viacom directors from the company's board, including CEO Philippe Dauman, according to Reuters.

  • CNBC Update: British lawmaker shot & killed

    A British lawmaker was shot and killed, and Virgin America sends out an ill-timed email, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • CNBC update: Lung cancer study

    President Obama has arrived in Orlando, Florida, to meet the families of the victims of the deadly Pulse nightclub shooting; and a drug worked so well in a lung cancer trial that the study was stopped early so the participants could use it, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

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