Darren Gersh is Nightly Business Report's Washington, DC Bureau Chief. In his reporting from Washington and around the world, Darren works hard to bring out the human element shaping complex economic trends. In 2005, Darren reported from China on the forces shaping the world’s most important rising economic power. He landed the first interview by the Western media with China’s Commerce Minister Bo Xilai. Darren’s China coverage included stories on rice farmers, migrant workers and a rising auto parts tycoon. The series helped NBR win an Emmy for extended coverage of China’s emergence as an economic power. In Washington, Darren has interviewed many leading economic decision makers ranging from then-Federal Reserve Board Governor Ben Bernanke to Treasury Secretaries Henry Paulson, Robert Rubin and Larry Summers. He is a graduate of Yale University and lives in the Washington area with his wife and two sons.
Gerald Loeb Awards