Sue Herera Biography

Sue Herera is an American news anchor who now works for CNBC News as the network’s principal news anchor and provides frequent news updates throughout the CNBC business day program.

How old is Sue Herera? – Age

Herera was born on 15 November 1957 in Spokane, Washington, United States. She is 64 years as of 2021.

Where did Sue Herera go to school? – Education

Herera graduated from California State University, Northridge with a Bachelor of Arts in journalism in 1980. (CSUN).

Sue Herera – Family

Her father was a shoe salesman and her mother was a homemaker when she was growing up in Brentwood, California.

Sue Herera’s husband

She got married to Daniel Herera in 1984. They have three children.

What is Herera Salary?

Her salary is $4.5 million annually.

Herera Net Worth

She has a net worth of  $8 million.

Herera Career

After graduating from CSUN, she did an internship at the KNXT TV station in Los Angeles (now KCBS-TV). She then worked as an assistant producer and writer for the Financial News Network (FNN), a cable television station that had been launched that year. She was in charge of the futures markets. Herera credits her market understanding to her stint at FNN. Soon after, she began anchoring for the station. She recalls cold-calling Michael Eskridge, the president of NBC’s new cable channel CNBC, in the late 1980s and asking a job interview. Herera was one of the initial members of CNBC when it launched in 1989. Herera has hosted and co-hosted the CNBC shows Market Wrap, Business Tonight, The Edge, and The Money Wheel, as well as Business Center and Power Lunch, since then.

She began anchoring the Nightly Business Report TV show in 2015, and in 2018, she was accompanied by Bill Griffeth, who had worked previously with her on Power Lunch. The Nightly Business Report’s final program aired in December 2019. From February 2019 until February 2021, she read one-minute news summaries at the top and bottom of each hour. Her retirement from day-to-day broadcasting was announced in February 2021.
Herera profiled 14 notable female financial professionals for her book, Women of the Street: Making It on Wall Street-The World’s Toughest Business, published by Wiley in 1997.

For her exceptional contributions, CSUN named Herera a 2003 honoree in the university’s Distinguished Alumni Awards Program. Herera celebrated 30 years with CNBC in January 2019.

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