Margaret Brennan is the anchor of InBusiness with Margaret Brennan, (airing weekdays from 10am-noon ET), a daily business program focusing on global markets and the day’s top geopolitical, economic and consumer trends. She is based in New York City.
In January 2010, 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 also reported live from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and was the only journalist to participate and report on the Global Irish Economic Forum in September 2009.
Brennan joined Bloomberg Television in 2009 from CNBC, where she served as a general assignment reporter and contributed to MSNBC, NBC’s Today Show and NBC Nightly News. She began her business news career in 2002 as a producer for financial news legend Louis Rukeyser. Graduating with highest distinction from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in Foreign Affairs and Middle East studies and a minor in Arabic language, Margaret Brennan was named an Emmerich-Wright scholar for an outstanding thesis. As a Fulbright -Hays Scholar, she studied Arabic at Yarmouk University in Irbid, Jordan.
Margaret 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.