Ted Kemp has more than 20 years of experience as an editor and writer covering geopolitics, economics and business. He is Managing Editor for CNBC International Digital, coordinating global coverage outside of North America. He is based in Singapore.
Kemp worked previously as Senior Editor, Markets and Finance, based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. He also led CNBC.com's political coverage on an interim basis. In 2011-2012, he was editorial manager for CNBC.com's London office, where he guided coverage of the European financial crisis and the Arab Spring.
He reported from Thailand, Burma, Hawaii and elsewhere for the prime time 2018 CNBC documentary, "Oceans of Crime," an investigation of the global fishing industry that has aired across North America, South America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
Kemp is senior producer of "Beyond the Valley," CNBC's popular podcast on tech trends in Europe and Asia.
He wrote previously for business and lifestyle magazines, web outlets and newspapers, on topics ranging from high finance to boxing, and is co-author, with Lt. Col. Michael Zacchea (USMC-ret.) of The Ragged Edge: A U.S. Marine's Account of Leading the Iraqi Fifth Battalion.
Kemp began his career as a markets reporter at Dow Jones. He earned his MS in journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his BA at North Carolina State University.