Michelle Caruso-Cabrera is an anchor and reporter for the network's Business Day programming and can be seen on CNBC's "Power Lunch" (M-F, 12 p.m. - 2p.m. ET).
Previously, Caruso-Cabrera was co-anchor of "Worldwide Exchange" (M-F, 4 a.m. - 6 a.m. ET), CNBC's first global daily business news program utilizing the resources of CNBC, CNBC Europe and CNBC Asia. She was also the co-anchor of the second hour of CNBC's "Morning Call" (M-F, 11am - 12 pm ET) and anchored CNBC's "Wake Up Call" (M-F, 5 a.m. - 6 a.m. ET).
She reported for NBC News from Baghdad, covering the elections and its impact on Iraq's post-war economy and has also traveled to Cuba, Brazil and Venezuela to report on and produce groundbreaking stories about the economies of those countries. She has profiled Milton Friedman, Carlos Slim, Hugo Chavez, Ricardo Alarcon, Gustavo Cisneros, and Haim Saban, among many others.
Caruso-Cabrera joined CNBC in 1998 from WTSP-TV in St. Petersburg, Fl., where she spent four years as a general assignment reporter. Prior to joining WTSP-TV, she was a special projects producer for Univision, where she won an Emmy Award for a five-part series on children with AIDS, as well as an Emmy nomination for a report on sexual abuse by clergymen. At Univision, she gained extensive experience covering Latin America. She began her career in 1991 as a stringer for The New York Times, reporting on education issues.
Caruso-Cabrera has also been awarded Broadcaster of the Year from the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and was named one of the "100 Most Influential Hispanics" in the country by Hispanic Business Magazine. She earned a bachelor's degree in economics from Wellesley College.