Samuel Burke is a business and technology correspondent for CNNMoney based in London. In addition, Burke serves as a news anchor and producer for CNN en Español’s Cibercafé. He’s reported from the scene of major world events like the London parliament terrorist attack. Previously, he anchored ‘iReport’ and ‘Europa Hoy.’ Burke covers major international technology events and has interviewed the heads of the world’s largest companies like Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Alibaba CEO Jack Ma, T-Mobile CEO John Legere, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, Ford CEO Mark Fields, TransferWise CEO Taavet Hinrikus, Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank, as well as heads of state like Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and Chilean President Michelle Bachelet.
He started his career at CNN as an intern for Anderson Cooper 360° and then served as Christiane Amanpour’s digital and field producer. Alongside Amanpour, he travelled across the Middle East producing reports and live broadcasts from Egypt during the country’s first-ever democratic elections, Israel and the Palestinian territories. Prior to joining CNN, Burke was a freelance producer for Phoenix’s NPR affiliate KJZZ and ABC News’ 20/20 program.
Burke studied Spanish linguistics at La Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara in Mexico and graduated summa cum laude from the Barrett Honors College and Arizona State University. He received his master’s degree in journalism from The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, and now serves on the Cronkite School National Board of Advisors.