Published October 10, 2002
Neil Cavuto was named anchor and managing editor of business news for the Fox News Channel in July 1996. He was later promoted to vice president of business news, while continuing to serve as anchor and managing editor. His is the fastest growing business news show on television and routinely ties or beats the signature business shows on CNBC and CNN even though they are in many more homes.
Responsible for anchoring a daily, one-hour program, Your World with Neil Cavuto, and a wrap-up program highlighting the week's business news, Cavuto On Business, Cavuto oversees all business coverage for FNC including Bulls & Bears, Forbes on Fox and Cashin' In. In addition, he serves on the cable network's executive committee.
Prior to joining FNC, Cavuto anchored and hosted more than three hours of live daily programming for CNBC, including the network's highest rated program, Market Wrap, as well as Power Lunch and Business Insiders. He also served as a contributor to NBC's Today Show as well as NBC News at Sunrise, while at CNBC. His 20 years of financial reporting include stints at PBS' Nightly Business Report, where he served as a New York bureau chief, Investment Age Magazine and the Indianapolis News. Cavuto has covered some of the most important business stories of the last two decades, including the 1987 stock market crash, the AT&T breakup and the Union Carbide chemical disaster in India.
Cited as "CNBC's toughest inquisitor," Cavuto was ranked among the most influential business journalists in America by The Journalist and Financial Reporter. He was also nominated for five CableACE awards. He has been voted the best business TV interviewer for four years running.