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Brian Sullivan (news anchor)

Brian Sullivan (born July 19, 1971, Los Angeles, California) is a television news anchor and business journalist.

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan signing autograph.jpg
Sullivan signing an autograph in 2009
Born (1971-07-19) July 19, 1971 (ageĀ 48)
ShowWorldwide Exchange
Previous show(s)Fox Business Network
Bloomberg Television


Brian Sullivan is anchor of CNBC's Worldwide Exchange (Monday-Friday, 5 a.m.-6 a.m. ET) and the network's Senior National Correspondent. Previously on CNBC he was co-host of Power Lunch and Street Signs. Prior to joining CNBC in 2011, Sullivan produced, reported, and anchored at Bloomberg Television (12 years) and Fox Business Network (3 years). [1][2]

Sullivan is recognized as one of the first financial journalists to highlight the risks of the housing bubble. [3] He has been nominated for two prestigious Loeb Awards, one for his 2013 documentary America's Gun: Rise of the AR-15 and the other for the 2007 special "Subprime Shockwaves," which also won the NY CPA Society Excellence in Financial Journalism award.

He is a frequent guest on the MSNBC program Morning Joe and has also appeared on NBC Sports. In 2014 he reported from the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

Prior to joining Bloomberg in 1997, Sullivan traded chemical commodities for Mitsubishi International. He is a 1993 graduate of Virginia Tech double majoring in Political Science and history,[4] where he played on the rugby team and is a member of Zeta Psi fraternity. He has received a law degree from Brooklyn Law School[5] as well as a Certificate in Journalism from the New York University School of Continuing Education.[6]

Sullivan also races cars competing in the SCCA class Spec Racer Ford. He previously raced in the class Formula Mazda. He won both the 2003 NESCCA Formula Mazda and 2008 NESCCA Spec Racer Ford championships. [3]

Sullivan is a graduate of James Wood High School in Winchester, Virginia. [3]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-02-04. Retrieved 2013-12-31.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-10-23. Retrieved 2013-12-31.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ a b c "Brian Sullivan and Wife Julie Sullivan Amaze Us With Their Splendid Salary and Net Worth!". Liverampup. Liverampup. Retrieved 27 December 2018.
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  5. ^ Seal, Dean (22 October 2013). "A conversation with notable alum Brian Sullivan". Collegiate Times.
  6. ^ "CNBC hires Sullivan from Fox Business". Talking Biz News. 15 April 2011. Retrieved 14 September 2017.

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