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Sue Herera

Sue 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.

Follow Sue Herera on Twitter @bizrpt.


  • CNBC update: Hillary Clinton poll

    An airman shot his commander in an apparent murder-suicide at a U.S. Air Force Base; a new poll gives Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton a 55% negative rating; and a fire at the Chicago White Sox stadium, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • CNBC update: Bernie Sanders on the Today show

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports the latest news making headlines today including Democratic presidential candidate speaking on Hillary Clinton on the Today Show.

  • CNBC update: Hyundai recall

    Belgian authorities say several arrests have been made in connection to the Brussels attacks; four men who are charged with having enlisted to ISIS are appearing in court in Denmark; and Hyundai is recalling 173,000 Sonata midsize cars, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • Fire at LyondellBasell Houston plant

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports on a fire at LyondellBasell plant at the Houston refinery.

  • CNBC update: Texas AFB shooting

    At least 2 people have been killed at a shooting at Lackland Air Base in San Antonio, Texas, and beginning Sunday, the price of a First Class stamp drops $0.02, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • Sheriff: Two dead in Lackland AFB shooting

    CNBC's Sue Herera reporting that two people have been killed in a shooting at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas.

  • CNBC update: Kerry meets with Iraq PM

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports the latest headlines including U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry making an unannounced visit to Iraq, and opposition supporters launching tear gas to disrupt the inauguration of Kosovo's new president.

  • CNBC update: Trump's negative rating

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports the latest news making headlines today including Russian prime minister meeting with his Armenian counterpart & more.

  • CNBC update: Anti-India protests

    Anti-India protesters attacked government forces with rocks and burned a vehicle after two insurgents were killed in a gun battle in the Kasmir region; Danish police say they have arrested four people that are suspected to be recruited by ISIS; and the trailer for the new "Star Wars" movie was released, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • CNBC update: Preliminary deal reached in Redstone suit

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports the latest headlines including lawyers for Sumner Redstone reaching a preliminary settlement in the mental competency lawsuit against him, and Paris terror suspect Salah Abdeslam's lawyer saying his client's extradition from Belgium could take weeks.

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