Kayla Tausche Biography
Kayla Tausche (full name: Kayla McCall Tausche) is an American broadcast journalist who reports for CNBC since 2011. She is a political reporter who is based in Washington, D.C.. Tausche’s work can be viewed on CNBC’s digital platforms as well as on TV.
CNBC Kayla Tausche Age
Tausche was born on 17 July 1986 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.
Kayla Tausche Family
Kayla was born to American parents Karen C. Tausche and Kurt C. Tausche. Mr. Tausche is owns a brand development and advertising agency of Atlanta. There is no information about her siblings or much more about her other family members or if she has any.
Tausche attended school at Greater Atlanta Christian School and graduated from there in 2004. She then enrolled into University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and in 2008, she earned her bachelor’s degree in business journalism and international politics. She received honors for in-depth research for analyzing the way international newspapers covered the handover of Hong Kong from British to Chinese rule.
Kayla Tausche UNC Cheerleading
She was a cheerleader while at the university. She is also part of the alumni board of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Kayla Tausche Married – Husband and Baby
Kayla is married to a law clerk from the U.S who is known as Jeffrey Jacob Izant. Izant works with the District Court for the Eastern District of New York. They have been married since 11th April 2015. They have one child, a daughter named Catherine Clancy Izant and she was born on 7th September 2018.
Kayla Tausche CNBC
Before joining the business reporting channel, Tausche worked for the financial, software, data, and media company Bloomberg L.P., reporting on consumer and retail news. She then joined the DealReporter unit of Mergermarket which led her to be a frequent guest to discuss mergers and acquisitions on CNBC and CNBC World.
In January 2011, she joined CNBC as a general assignment reporter who covered corporate finance and deals for CNBC’s business day programming. On the channel over the years, Tausche has served as a substitute anchor in the such programs as Squawk Box, Squawk on the Street and Power Lunch. She also co-anchored Squawk Alley from May 2, 2014 to April 2017. She has also been among the panel of journalists on Washington Week in Review discussing major new events. Tausche contributes to other programs like Weekend Today, MSNBC, Today, and NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams.
Tausche has reported on a variety of high-profile stories that include the Brexit vote story, Facebook, Alibaba and Twitter IPOs stories, the MF Global bankruptcy, the News Corp. phone hacking scandal and the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Tausche’s news coverage has led her to receive acclaim especially for the high profile stories. For example; her analysis and reporting on the Facebook IPO filing received wide coverage by numerous outlets and she was even pictured with media mogul Rupert Murdoch on a feature of The Financial Times. The picture was on the publication’s front page as she covered the News Corporation phone hacking scandal.
Kayla Tausche Height
The CNBC on-air correspondent is 1.67 m tall.
CNBC Kayla Tausche Salary and Net Worth
From CNBC, Tausche receives an annual salary of $2 million with an estimated net worth of $3.5 million as of 2018.