Tso at Web Summit in 2017

Karen Tso (born 14 September) is an Australian television journalist and anchor at CNBC Europe.

Tso began her career as a general news reporter for the AAP after graduating with a commerce degree from Griffith University in Queensland. She also studied for a Masters In Journalism at both the University of Westminster in London and the University of Technology, Sydney before joining the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in 2002. In 2005, she joined the Nine Network as a finance reporter and later as a presenter for the evening edition of Sky Business Report on Sky News Australia from 2006 - 2007. During her tenure at the ABC and Nine, she was also the horse racing correspondent in addition to duties as a finance reporter.

In October 2008 Karen left Nine News for CNBC Asia where she anchored Squawk Australia a concise one-hour show with the mission of delivering Australian business news to the world, and global business to Australia.[1]

In early 2010, as part of a programming revamp, Karen Tso moved to Singapore to take up a new role as co-anchor of Asia Squawk Box, along with veteran anchor Martin Soong and Bernard Lo. Tso also began co-anchoring a new one-hour morning show with Bernard Lo titled The Call.

At the start of 2012, Karen moved to CNBC Europe and is a co-anchor of Squawk Box Europe.[2]


  1. ^ "Biography of Karen Tso". Retrieved 25 April 2010. Profile of Karen Tso - Anchor of Squawk Australia.
  2. ^ CNBC profiles - Karen Tso

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