Kayla Tausche is an on-air correspondent based at CNBC's Washington, D.C. bureau and focuses on the intersection of government and business. Her reporting appears on television and CNBC's digital platforms. She also serves as a fill-in anchor for the network's Business Day programming.
Most recently, Tausche was co-anchor of CNBC's "Squawk Alley" (M-F, 11AM-12PM ET) and focused on the big money backing technology and innovation. She has also covered the banking industry, as well as corporate finance and deals— and frequently breaks news. Since joining CNBC in 2011, Tausche has reported on a wide variety of high-profile stories, including the historic Brexit vote, the Facebook, Twitter and Alibaba IPOs, the Occupy Wall Street movement, the MF Global bankruptcy and the News Corp. phone hacking scandal. Tausche began her journalism career with posts at the Associated Press in Brussels, Bloomberg News in New York, and DealReporter in New York and London.
An Atlanta native, Tausche graduated with honors in business journalism and international politics from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was an Ameel J. Fisher scholar. She sits on the alumni board of the UNC journalism school.
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Sara Fagen, DDC Advocacy and CNBC contributor, discusses Anthony Scaramucci's departure as White House communications director.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche discusses Anthony Scaramucci's departure as White House communications director.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche and John Harwood report the latest on now former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci's ouster by the Trump administration.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the highlights President Donald Trump's comments at a Cabinet meeting.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports North Korea's latest missile tests has prompted the U.S. to plan for the worst-case scenario although diplomacy remains the lead strategy.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports Senate Republicans failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act in a dramatic late-night vote on Capitol Hill.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche takes a look at what's inside the Senate's revised version of the health-care bill. Also President Trump celebrates a new deal to bring a Foxconn factory to Wisconsin.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on the Senate voting for a standalone Obamacare repeal.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the first efforts to end the Affordable Care Act fell short of the 60 votes needed to pass. Also, the House voted to approve a new sanctions package on Russia, reports Tausche.