Contessa Brewer joined CNBC full time as a correspondent and fill-in anchor in 2017. She has covered major news stories for the network including the 2016 presidential election, Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria, among others.
A National Emmy-Award winning journalist, Brewer is known for her marathon on-air coverage of breaking news and big political stories. While an anchor for MSNBC, she hosted daily news programs and the long-running, primetime series "Caught on Camera." As a correspondent, Brewer has contributed reports to CBS News, CBSN, WNBC, NBC News and MSNBC, where she covered a wide range of stories including presidential elections, debt ceilings, government shutdowns, hurricanes, terror attacks and celebrity news. She began her career in Reno, NV followed by Palm Springs, CA and Milwaukee, WI.
Brewer is a Remembrance Scholar and magna cum laude graduate of Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication and Honors Program. She's narrated several audiobooks and resides in New York with her husband, twin sons and a dappled dachshund.
Follow her on Twitter @contessabrewer.
CNBC's Contessa Brewer reports the iconic statue will reopen Monday morning courtesy of the state of New York.
CNBC's Contessa Brewer reports that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced a plan to open a men's homeless shelter in one of New York's most expensive neighborhoods.
The US Army, citing its parachute team, filed a complaint about the name and colors of the Vegas Golden Knights NHL team.
CNBC's Contessa Brewer has the latest update on travel as the Northeast digs out from a blizzard that canceled thousands of flights and left travelers stranded.
CNBC's Contessa Brewer reports the latest details on flight delays after Winter Storm Grayson left havoc in its wake.
CNBC's Contessa Brewer takes a closer look at how a winter hurricane is impacting travel throughout the Northeast.
CNBC's Contessa Brewer reports power crews in Boston are preparing for the full brunt of a powerful winter storm which could trigger power outages throughout the area.
CNBC's Contessa Brewer reports on the impact of a massive winter storm to hit the East Coast.
WTVJ Meteorologist Angie Lassman tracks Winter Storm Grayson as it spreads ice and snow up and down the East Coast.
CNBC's Contessa Brewer discusses what trends to look out for in her 2018 casino and gambling playbook.