Bertha Coombs Biography
Bertha Coombs is a Cuban-American media personality serving as a general assignment reporter for CNBC and based at the Nasdaq Marketsite in Times Square. She previously served as a reporter and anchor for Yahoo Finance Vision and served as a freelance reporter for the former CNNfn financial network as well as a reporter for ABC News One.
Bertha Coombs Age
Coombs was born on 28 December 1961 in Havana, Cuba.
Bertha Coombs Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Bertha Coombs Education
Coombs attended The Park School in Brookline, Massachusetts, Milton Academy in Milton, Massachusetts, and later graduated with a BA in history from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.
Bertha Coombs Parents
Bertha’s family is originally from Cuba, but they later settled in Boston. She hasn’t revealed her parent’s names but she was raised by her mother as her father passed away due to lung cancer almost three decades ago. In an Instagram post dated 26th August 2015, she revealed that her father was a talented, elegant and really cool guy and she often posts photos of her mum on social media.
Bertha Coombs Siblings
She has not revealed any information about her family background and it’s therefore not known if she has any siblings.
Bertha Coombs Husband
Coombs has kept her private life off the limelight and it’s therefore not known if she is married, dating or single. It’s also not known if she has any kids.
Bertha Coombs CNBC
Bertha serves as a reporter for CNBC, covering financial markets, business news stories and health care throughout the business day and based at the Nasdaq Marketsite in Times Square. Her health care coverage at CNBC has ranged from covering the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the failed launch of the Obamacare health insurance exchanges, to how cancer researchers are using IBM’s Watson to improve cancer care, and how doctors are using mobile technology to treat patients in their own homes. She also covered the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, the impact of the financial crisis of 2008, and reported on the oil markets from the floor of the New York Mercantile exchange.
Prior to joining CNBC, Coombs was a reporter and anchor for the pioneering online business network, Yahoo Finance Vision, and served as a freelance reporter for the former CNNfn financial network. She served as a reporter for ABC News One, and a substitute anchor for “World News Now” and “World News This Morning.” Here she covered such stories as the Clinton impeachment, the Kosovo crisis, Hurricane Floyd, Rudy Giuliani’s troubled marriage, and the John F. Kennedy, Jr. plane crash. She also worked as a general news reporter and anchor for WABC-TV in New York, WPLG-TV in Miami and WFSB-TV in Hartford.
Bertha Coombs Awards
Coombs was awarded the Leo Beranek Reporter Training Fellowship at WCVB-TV in Boston.
Bertha Coombs Salary
She earns an annual salary of around $102, 546 according to CNBC anchors and reporters’ salaries.
Bertha Coombs Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
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