Margaret Brennan is the anchor of Bloomberg Television’s InBusiness with Margaret Brennan, which airs weekdays from 10 a.m.-noon.
Since joining Bloomberg in July 2009, Brennan hosted Bloomberg Television’s first live broadcast from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, where she interviewed Saudi Finance Minister Ibrahim bin Abdul Aziz al-Assaf and former U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair. She has also reported live from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and exclusively covered the Global Irish Economic Forum in September 2009.
Previously, Brennan was a general assignment reporter for CNBC and a contributor to NBC’s Today Show, Nightly News and MSNBC.
Brennan began her business news career at CNBC in 2002 as a producer for financial news legend Louis Rukeyser.
Brennan graduated with highest distinction from the University of Virginia with a BA in Foreign Affairs and Middle East studies and a minor in Arabic language. She was named an Emmerich-Wright scholar for an outstanding thesis.
As a Fulbright-Hays Scholar, Brennan studied Arabic at Yarmouk University in Irbid, Jordan. Brennan is a Whitehead Fellow with the Foreign Policy Association and serves on the advisory board of the Smurfit School of Business at the University College Dublin.
A third generation Irish American, Brennan’s father’s family came from Galway and Bantry Bay, and her mother’s from Sligo.
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