Amanda Drury

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Amanda Drury
BornAmanda Drury
Melbourne, Australia
EducationMelbourne University
Australian Film Television and Radio School
Alma materUniversity of Melbourne
OccupationNews anchor
Journalist
Notable credit(s)CNBC's Street Signs co-anchor
Website
http://www.cnbc.com/id/15839031
 
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Amanda Drury
BornAmanda Drury
Melbourne, Australia
EducationMelbourne University
Australian Film Television and Radio School
Alma materUniversity of Melbourne
OccupationNews anchor
Journalist
Notable credit(s)CNBC's Street Signs co-anchor
Website
http://www.cnbc.com/id/15839031

Amanda ("Mandy") Drury is an Australian journalist and news anchor for CNBC, hosting finance and business programming from New York. She is the co-host of Street Signs and has appeared on other various CNBC shows as an expert in finance and business.[1][2]

Early life and education[edit]

Drury was born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She attended Methodist Ladies' College, Melbourne, and graduated in 1990.[citation needed] She received a bachelor's degree in fine arts, Japanese and French from the University of Melbourne[3] and attended the Australian Film, Television and Radio School.[4]

Career[edit]

Drury started working in Japan in international relations. She began her broadcast career in radio before making the switch to TV working for Bloomberg in Tokyo[2] from 1999 to 2000. She joined CNBC in January 2001[2] and spent eight years based at its Asia-Pacific headquarters in Singapore. She was stationed in CNBC Sydney in 2009 before being transferred to CNBC's global headquarters in New Jersey in May 2010.[3] Drury’s first position at CNBC USA was as the co-anchor of “The Call".[5] Drury has appeared on other various CNBC shows and segments. She became the co-presenter of The Call (US version) in March 2011.[6] Drury was a finalist in the 2007 and 2008 Asian Television Awards in the category of Best News Presenter.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ariens, Chris (November 30, 2012). "Mandy Drury’s Dream Job". Mediabistro. Retrieved December 27, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Amanda Drury Biography". CNBC.com. Retrieved December 27, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c Weisenthal, Joe (April 26, 2012). "BREAKING: Amanda Drury Getting Permanent Anchor Job On CNBC". Business Insider. Retrieved December 27, 2012. 
  4. ^ "CNBC Africa Profile". CNBC Africa. Retrieved December 27, 2012. 
  5. ^ "CNBC names Drury permanent U.S. anchor". Talkingbiznews.com. April 26, 2012. Retrieved December 27, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Anchors away at CNBC". New York Post. December 24, 2011. Retrieved December 27, 2012.