Nanette Hansen is an Emmy Award winning broadcast journalist who most recently anchored business news headlines for CNBC and reported on a variety of topics there including Real Estate investment trends, Master Limited Partnerships, and Telecom mergers. Nanette is a 2005 Gerald Loeb Award finalist for her work on CNBC's "Enron Scandal: Ken Lay Indicted," (winners to be announced on June 27th, 2005 in New York City). Prior to this, Nanette was the principle anchor of the NBC program "Early Today" (4:30 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.). Nanette was with the show from its launch in 1999 until January of 2004. She also wrote and anchored live morning business reports for NBC stations across the U.S. In addition, Hansen substitute anchored the following CNBC Business Day programs: "Today's Business," "Morning Call," "Power Lunch," and "Closing Bell."
Prior to joining CNBC, Hansen worked at MSNBC where she had a variety of anchor and reporting duties. During her tenure, she provided extensive live coverage of President Clinton's Impeachment and the crisis in Kosovo. She also filed reports for "The News with Brian Williams." From 1994 to 1997, Hansen worked as a correspondent and anchor at CBS news. Hansen has been widely recognized for her achievements in journalism including a News and Documentary Emmy-award for her coverage of the Assassination of Yitzak Rabin on "The CBS Evening News with Bob Schieffer," and she also was selected to appear in "Who's Who in America." Previously, Hansen worked an anchor and reporter at WMUR-TV in Manchester, NH and at WAVI radio in Portsmouth, NH.
A Rhodes Scholar nominee, Hansen graduated from Boston College cum laude, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. She attended BC on a tennis scholarship, a sport she still enjoys. A native of New Jersey, Hansen currently resides in New York City.