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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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  • SEC supporting approval of IEX app: DJ

    The SEC staff is supporting an approval of the IEX Exchange application, according to the Dow Jones.

  • Russian hackers break into DNC computers: Report

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports on Russian spies targeting American political organizations.

  • CNBC update: Las Vegas implosion

    House Speaker Paul Ryan says banning Muslims from entering the U.S. is not in the nation's interest; French riot police are clashing with protesters over anti-labor reform demonstrations; and the Riviera Hotel and Casino was imploded, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • CNBC update: Paris stabbing, Eiffel Tower

    A French prosecutor says the man who killed two police officers in a nighttime attack in a Paris suburb recorded a 12 minute video about the attack; the Eiffel Tower was lit up last night to honor the victims of the mass shooting in Orlando, reports CNBC’s Sue Herera.

  • CNBC update: 8 tons of cocaine

    A car bomb wounded 9 people in Turkey; the coast guard unloaded 8 tons of cocaine at a Miami beach base; and 17 Italian masterpieces that had been stolen in Verona were on display at a Kiev museum, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • CNBC update: Airlines' arrivals getting better

    In this hour's top headlines, Iraqi forces are gaining ground in Fallujah; NATO will boost defenses against Russia; and the DoT says airlines are arriving on time more, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • CNBC update: Arms show demonstration

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports the latest headlines including peace activists disrupting the opening of an arms exhibition in Paris.

  • Moody's putting Microsoft's AAA rating on review

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports that credit rating agency Moody's is putting Microsoft's current AAA rating on review following the news of the LinkedIn acquisition.

  • CNBC update: Pistorius sentencing

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports the latest headlines including Oscar Pistorius appearing in court in South Africa for sentencing over the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

  • FBI holds morning news conference on shootings

    CNBC’s Sue Herera reports the latest on the morning news conference on the Orlando night club massacre.

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