New CNBC anchor this week in U.S.
Amanda Drury from CNBC Asia is filling in this week on “Street Signs” at 2 p.m. for normal anchor Erin Burnett, who is on vacation.
Drury is co-anchor on two of CNBC Asia Pacific’s signature morning business programs Squawk Box and CNBC’s Cash Flow.She brings 9 years of financial and business broadcasting experience to CNBC.
Australian-bornÂ Drury has lived and worked in Asia for ten years. She joined CNBC Asia Pacific in 2001, as anchor of Market Watch and Business Centre Australia. In addition to tracking the markets and speaking with business and political leaders across the region, Amanda has hosted numerous feature programs such as CNBC’s personal finance show Grow Your Wealth and tech-focused Generation-e.Â
Drury began her broadcast career in Sydney’s radio industry. Thereafter, she joined Bloomberg TV in Tokyo, before coming to CNBC’s regional headquarters in Singapore. However, she started her working life in Japan in international relations, as she is fluent in both Japanese and French.
Amanda studied Fine Arts and Languages at the University of Melbourne. She also attended the Australian Film, Television and Radio School.