Sara Eisen has a diverse family history. The co-anchor of CNBC’s Closing Bell comes from a family of doctors. Her father is a dermatologist while her mother works as a pediatric dentist. Regardless of the family occupation, Sara took to journalism. She often states that her parents have always helped Sara to pursue a degree and job in the field of journalism. As a result, Sara established herself as one of the finest journalists around and has interviewed quite a few prominent names in the financial world, including Phil Knight, Leon Black, Janet Yellen, and Christine Lagarde, among others. In this article, we will take a closer look at the wiki-bio of Sara Eisen.
Sara Aliza Eisen was born on the 7th of August, 1985, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Sara comes from a Jewish family and is the only child of Dr. Drore Eisen and Dr. Jane Eisen. Her father is a practicing dermatologist and is also the founder and the medical director of CDx Diagnostics. The laboratory is targeted towards cancer detection and cancer prevention, in Suffern, N.Y. On the other hand, her mother is a retired pediatric dentist.
As a young kid, Sara developed an interest in journalism and wanted to work in the filed. After graduating from a local high school, Sara enrolled at New York University. She later graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism with a Master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism and a concentration in Business Reporting.
During the final year of college, Sara took an internship at the ForexTV.com. Following the internship, Sara finished her undergrads and continued with her master’s degree. During her final year, Sara interned at Bloomberg Television in Hong Kong. During her time at Bloomberg, Sara did behind-the-scenes production, writing and editing packages, and general production assistant work while there. She stayed in Hong Kong for four months and left for the USA. Following her graduation, Sara decided to join Bloomberg TV full time as a production assistant. She joined the company in 2008, around the same time the Great Recession was taking hold. While still working at Bloomberg, Sara was invited to Bloomberg Radio to host a daily one-minute currency update. She was later promoted to Bloomberg TV and was named the co-anchor of Bloomberg Surveillance.
After three years at Bloomberg, Sara decided to make the switch to CNBC. From December of 2013, Sara began working as a correspondent focusing on the global consumer. She also worked as the co-anchor of the 10 AM ET hour of CNBC’s Squawk on the Street (M-F, 9 AM-11 AM ET), broadcast from Post 9 at the New York Stock Exchange.
In January of 2016, Sara was named co-anchor of CNBC’s Worldwide Exchange. On the 22nd of June, 20202, Sara was handed the reins of the TV show, Closing Bell. An official statement from the company read,
“We want Sara to have the ability to focus on a part of the day that, while always crucial, has become even more critical to our audience in these volatile times.”
Sara Eisen is a married woman. She tied the knot to Matthew Levine, who works as the managing editor at Bloomberg Television. The pair tied the knot on May 29, 2016 and She gave birth to her first child, a son named Samuel, in December, 2017.
Sara is also huge on charities and supports quite a number of them including, Simon Wiesenthal Center and Room To Read.