Squawk Box

Lori Ann LaRocco

Lori Ann Larocco
Senior Editor of Guests

Lori Ann LaRocco is senior editor of guests for CNBC business news. She coordinates high profile interviews and special multi-million dollar on-location productions for all shows on the network. Her specialty is in politics, working with titans of industry. LaRocco is the author of "Dynasties of the Sea: The Untold Stories of the Postwar Shipping Pioneers" (Marine Money, Inc. 2018), "Opportunity Knocking" (Agate Publishing 2014), "Dynasties of the Sea: The Ships and Entrepreneurs Who Ushered in the Era of Free Trade" (Marine Money 2012), and "Thriving in the New Economy: Lessons from Today's Top Business Minds" (Wiley 2010).

LaRocco has been working at the network since 2000. Her track record has garnered the trust and respect from Wall Street rainmakers to Washington. Establishing relationships with some of the best in business, LaRocco's contacts have told her first of business deals in the billions of dollars, enabling CNBC to break the news first.

Prior to joining CNBC, LaRocco was an anchor, reporter and assignment editor in various local news markets around the country.


Squawk Box

  • Alex Rodriguez, former baseball player, founder and CEO of ARod Corp., and Marc Lasry, Avenue Capital Group co-founder, chairman and CEO, join "Squawk Box" to discuss fin-tech firm and CNBC partner Acorns.

  • John Williams, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, speaks during the Central Banking Forum on the sidelines of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group Annual Meetings in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.

    The president of the New York Federal Reserve caused some confusion around the next move on interest rates. CNBC's Steve Liesman reports. Marc Lasry, Avenue Capital Group co-founder, chairman and CEO, and Alex Rodriguez, founder and CEO of ARod Corp., join "Squawk Box" with their reaction.

  • Opportunity zones were designed to steer investment into low-income communities, but have they become a tax giveaway to the wealthy? John Hope Bryant, founder, chairman and CEO of Operation Hope, and Adam Michel, senior policy analyst with the Heritage Foundation, Marc Lasry, Avenue Capital Group co-founder, chairman and CEO, and Alex Rodriguez, founder and CEO of ARod Corp., join "Squawk Box" to discuss.

CEO Interviews

Host Bios

  • Joe Kernen

    Joe Kernen is co-anchor of "Squawk Box," CNBC's signature morning program.

  • Becky Quick

    Becky Quick is co-anchor of "Squawk Box" and also anchor of the nationally syndicated "On the Money."

  • Andrew Ross Sorkin

    Andrew Ross Sorkin is a co-anchor of "Squawk Box," a financial columnist for "The New York Times" and the editor-at-large of NYT's DealBook.


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