Joe Kernen is an American news anchor. He is the co-host of CNBC’s popular morning news and business show, Squawk Box. The journalist started working with CNBC since 1995. He is widely regarded for his lively personality and insightful commentary on financial markets and economic news.
Joe Kernen early life and education
Joe Kernen was born on January 6, 1956, in Cincinnati, Ohio. His real name is Joseph Richard Kernen but he is very popular for his screen name.
Joe Kernen received his education at St. Xavier High School. He went on to obtain a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1978. He holds a master’s degree in molecular biology from the University of Colorado Boulder.
Joe Kernen Career
Joe Kernen worked as a stockbroker for a decade before joining the CNBC. He joined CNBC in 1991 as a commentator and was made the co-host of Squawk Box in 1995.
Is Joe Kernen Sick?
According to CNBC, Joe Kernen is not sick. The station confirmed that the journalist was absent from the show on October 18, 2023. He went to attend to family emergency. He will come back to the show on October 20, 2023.
Joe Kernen tweeted that he was “dealing with a family matter” and that he would be back on the show soon. He did not provide any details about the emergency.