CNBC's Kayla Tausche headlined journalism school's Feb. 25 Women in Media Leadership event

Monday, February 25, 2013 - 11:00am

Halls of Fame room, Carroll Hall

About the event

CNBC correspondent and UNC J-school alumna Kayla Tausche headlined the second Women in Media Leadership Series event on Feb. 25, 2013, in the Halls of Fame room at the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media.



About Kayla Tausche

Tausche, a 2008 alumna of the school, joined CNBC in 2011 as a general assignment reporter covering corporate finance and deals for the network’s business day programming. She has covered high-profile stories that include the Facebook IPO, the Occupy Wall Street Movement, the MF Global bankruptcy and the UK phone hacking scandal.

She also serves as a substitute anchor for CNBC programs “Squawk Box,” “Squawk on the Street” and “Power Lunch.”

Tausche has been an assistant editor at DealReporter, a Financial Times-owned publication, based in London; a reporter for Bloomberg News and an Associated Press reporter in the Brussels bureau, where her bilingual interview experience included former French president Jacques Chirac.

She is a member of the school’s Journalism Alumni and Friends Association (JAFA) advisory board.