Nicole currently anchors Ă˘â‚¬Ĺ“Worldwide Exchange,Ă˘â‚¬Âť the only global show on CNBC, which airs in the United States, Europe and Asia. She reports live daily on breaking global financial news, macroeconomic trends and stock market gyrations.
At 21, Nicole was tapped as one of the first anchors to launch CNN Pipeline. She helped as a reporter for all of CNNĂ˘â‚¬â„˘s networks, including CNN/U.S., CNN Headline News and CNN International. She also launched a weekly series on CNN.com called Young People Who Rock, in which she profiled different individuals under 30, from community leaders to politicians and entrepreneurs, all doing wonderful things.
Utilizing her unique and conversational communication flavor, Nicole has made a name for herself anchoring breaking news coverage of the Israel-Hezbollah conflict, the Mumbai terror attacks, the assassination of former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, the Hudson River plane crash and the Virginia Tech shootings.Ă‚ During the election season, she anchored political coverage of the major presidential debates, conventions, results nights and inauguration. She also authored a chapter in the book, Declare Yourself: Speak. Connect. Act. Vote. 50 Celebrated Americans Tell You Why.
In addition to anchoring, Nicole has reported on a wide range of topics from breaking weather news to Michael JacksonĂ˘â‚¬â„˘s memorial in Los Angeles to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. She has also interviewed celebrities, dignitaries and politicians, including California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, who joined Nicole for a live interview in the thick of the stateĂ˘â‚¬â„˘s 2009 budget crisis.
Prior to CNN, Nicole worked as a business and technology reporter on the floor of major stock exchanges. She also paid her dues as an investigative reporter and local news anchor at many news markets across the country. On the way, she picked up accolades from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the Association of Women Journalists and the Society of Professional Journalists, among others. She was also honored with a Ă˘â‚¬Ĺ“Power 30 under 30Ă˘â‚¬Âť Award and a Genesis Award nomination.
Expanding her reach as a positive young figure, Nicole created a campaign called Being Smart is Cool in partnership with the Starlight Starbright Children’s Foundation. She was appointed global ambassador for the charity and traveled on its behalf to inspire youth to care about issues in the news.
Nicole currently serves as an ambassador for other youth-driven organizations, including Operation Smile.
Nicole studied European Union politics at L’Institut d’Ăâ€°tudes Politique de Paris. She graduated summa cum laude and as valedictorian of her class from the prestigious Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, also earning honors for a second major in political science.
|Date of Birth||7 March 1984|
|Place of Birth||California, USA|