Poppy Harlow

Anchor, CNN Newsroom & Podcast Host, Boss Files with Poppy Harlow
  • Twice-nominated for an Emmy for her reporting
  • Conducted interviews with countless luminaries such as Warren Buffett, Howard Schultz, and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  • Brings her insider insights from the newsroom to the boardroom to provide an up-to-the-minute analysis of today’s top issues

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A twice-Emmy nominated journalist, Poppy Harlow has her finger on the pulse of the latest in business and economic news and how it impacts people around the globe. As anchor of CNN Newsroom and host of the CNN podcast Boss Files with Poppy Harlow, she conducts in-depth interviews and solicits leadership advice from entrepreneurs, CEOs, and innovators about what it takes to rise to the top.

In speeches, Harlow brings her insider insights from the newsroom to the boardroom to provide an up-to-the-minute analysis of today’s top issues. Taking audiences behind-the-scenes of her interviews with the world’s top business leaders and disruptors, she shares how to stand-out and succeed in business, leadership, and innovation.

Covering major international business events like the World Economic Forum and Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting, Harlow has interviewed the heads of the world's largest banks, Warren Buffett, Howard Schultz, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Jay-Z, Melinda Gates, and countless other luminaries. She also focuses her reporting on female leaders in business and the growing income and opportunity gap through her digital and TV series American Opportunity.

Based in New York City, Harlow previously anchored CNN Newsroom Weekend on Saturdays and Sundays, and covered breaking news and investigative reporting as a correspondent for CNN. Prior to that, Harlow’s first role at CNN was as an anchor for CNNMoney.com, serving as the primary host for the site's video network, as well as a business correspondent on CNN covering global events, business, and the economy. Before joining CNN, Harlow served as an anchor, reporter, and producer for the Forbes.com Video Network and was an anchor and reporter for NY1 News Local Edition.

Widely-acclaimed for her world-class reporting, Harlow has won numerous industry awards, including the Gracie Award for Best Online Investigative Feature on Financial Fraud and SABEW's Best in Business award for online video.

Harlow also serves as a member of The Henry Crown Fellowship – The Aspen Institute 2019 Class, which seeks to develop the next generation of community-spirited leaders, providing them with the tools necessary to meet the challenges of business leadership in the 21st century.

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Poppy Harlow Interviews Lloyd Blankfein

Poppy Harlow/Schultz: Should I Pay More Taxes

Poppy Harlow chat with Christiane Amanpour

Poppy Harlow, Broadcast Journalist, CNN | MAKERS Minute

Poppy Harlow: Schultz On Starbucks Stock

From the Newsroom to the Boardroom: A Briefing on Today’s Top Issues. As an anchor of CNN Newsroom, Poppy Harlow is on the front lines of breaking news each day. In this talk, she draws on her years of journalistic experience to makes sense of the latest in global events, business, and economic news. With insider access from interviews with newsmakers and business leaders, she looks at the stories driving our daily conversations, offering her analysis and sharing her outlook for the future.

BossFiles: What It Takes for Business Success in the 21st Century. As host of the CNN podcast BossFiles with Poppy Harlow, Poppy Harlow hears business and leadership insights straight from the source. Conducting in-depth interviews with the world’s leading entrepreneurs, CEOs, and innovators, she shares with audiences the proven strategies to succeed in the business world and what it takes to rise to the top and stay there.

The American Opportunity. In this talk, Poppy Harlow draws on her own upbringing and insider insights glean from hosting her segment American Opportunity to discuss the social issues of today. She explores income inequality across race, gender, and economic class, while infusing stories from her interviews with the world’s top CEOs and business leaders. Audiences will leave with a better understanding of the income and opportunity gap in America today, and inspired to make a difference in mitigating it.

Moderator. A twice-Emmy nominated journalist, Poppy Harlow brings her extensive interview experience to the stage as a moderator. Having facilitated panels at major industry events like the World Economic Forum, the Microsoft CEO Summit, and the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit, she provokes discussion, summarizes insights, and leads thoughtful Q&A with her signature journalistic polish and expertise.

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