Becky Anderson is one of CNN International’s highest profile anchors. She hosts “Connect the World with Becky Anderson.”
Anderson is based in CNN’s Abu Dhabi bureau, allowing her a distinctive regional perspective on some of today’s most important news stories, including the deepening humanitarian crisis in Syria and the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
Anderson is a skilled interviewer, adept at close questioning and has interviewed many of the world’s leading politicians, decision-makers & thought-leaders, including most recently President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, Lebanon’s Prime Minister Tammam Salam and President Beji Caid Essebsi of Tunisia. She is equally at home quizzing the world’s A-listers, including George Clooney and Oprah Winfrey.
Anderson has extensive business journalism experience including posts with the UK’s ITN, CNBC Europe and Bloomberg. She began her career in journalism as a print reporter with various business publications, after gaining a Master of Mass Communication from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University.