Anchor, CNN Newsroom & Podcast Host, Boss Files with Poppy Harlow
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Poppy Harlow At A Glance:
Known for her candid, in depth reporting and her deep knowledge of politics and the economy, Poppy has interviewed the world's top leaders including Warren Buffett, Melinda Gates, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Jamie Dimon, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki – and more.
Poppy Harlow anchors “CNN Newsroom” weekdays from 9-11am ET alongside Jim Sciutto. She is also the creator and host of the CNN podcast “BossFiles with Poppy Harlow.”
Harlow imparts her deep economic knowledge by interviewing the world’s top business leaders and CEOs including Warren Buffett, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Bill and Melinda Gates, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, Jay-Z, CZI co-founder and co-CEO Dr. Priscilla Chan, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan, former Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein, Robin Hood CEO Wes Moore, among others. She has also interviewed Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and moderated two CNN Presidential Town Halls.
She has been nominated for multiple Emmy awards throughout her career and her reporting has won numerous industry awards, including the Gracie Award for Best online investigative feature on financial fraud, and SABEW’s Best in Business award for online video.
In addition to co-anchoring her show, Harlow often reports from the field during breaking news. She was sent to cover the 2015 Paris terror attacks and anchored from the ground there for two weeks focusing her coverage on the personal stories of the victims and their families.
Harlow anchored extensive coverage of the Boston marathon bombings and for years following the attacks she reported on the recovery and resilience of several women who lost limbs in the bombing.
Harlow is deeply focused in her reporting on income inequality and solutions to closing the opportunity gap for women and minorities. She launched the multi-media series “American Opportunity” shining a light on disparity across America.
Harlow joined CNN in 2008 after serving as an anchor for the Forbes Video Network and previously an anchor and reporter for NY1 News. Born and raised in Minnesota, Harlow graduated Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Columbia University. She also studied at King’s College London.
She is the proud mother of daughter Sienna and son Luca with her husband Sinisa. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, as well as a member of the 2019 Class of Henry Crown Fellows within the Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute. Harlow previously served on the Board of Trustees of the Madison Square Boys and Girls Club in New York City. Harlow was the 2020 recipient of the John Jay Award, Columbia College alumni for distinguished professional achievement.
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