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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.

Follow Sue Herera on Twitter @bizrpt.


  • CNBC update: Santa Barbara wildfire

    Secretary of State John Kerry visits Norway; a Chinese observation ship shadowed the USS John C. Stennis amid rising tensions over territorial rights in the South China Sea; and a wildfire in Southern California has charred more than 1,100 acres of land, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • CNBC update: $1,000 tip given back

    British Labour lawmaker was injured in a shooting; EgyptAir wreckage has been found; and a man accidentally left a $1,000 tip, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • Body of toddler attacked by alligator recovered

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports that the remains of the toddler grabbed by an alligator at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort have been recovered.

  • CNBC update: SpaceX launch

    Secretary of State John Kerry made comments on Syria; Iraqi forces continue to fight to regain control of the suburbs of Fallujah; and SpaceX successfully launched a pair of satellites Wednesday morning, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • CNBC update: Panera ditches artificial

    The Florida sheriff says the search continues to retrieve the body of the toddler dragged by an alligator; and Panera Bread is working to remove artificial ingredients from its "Panera At Home" grocery store products, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • CNBC update: Pistorius sentencing

    The judge in the Oscar Pistorius sentencing hearing said she will announce her decision on July 6th; and Pope Francis discussed the refugee crisis, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • CNBC update: Judge removed

    Disney is announcing all beaches at Walt Disney Resort will be closed; California Judge Aaron Persky has been removed from a different sexual assault case after criticism over his light sentence for Brock Turner; and California is the world's sixth largest economy, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • CNBC update: Obama calls for assault weapons ban

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports the latest headlines including President Obama calling for a new ban on assault weapons in the wake of the Orlando mass shooting.

  • CNBC update: NRA protest

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports the latest headlines including a protest erupting outside NRA headquarters in Virginia with demonstrators calling for stricter gun control legislation.

  • CNBC update: BMW recalling SUVs

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports the latest headlines including BMW recalling nearly 189,000 of its SUV models from 2011 to 2017 due to possibly faulty child seat anchors.

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