Michelle Caruso-Cabrera’s entire professional career has been dedicated to broadcast journalism. But now, the former CNBC correspondent and anchor is jumping into politics.
The longtime TV journalist filed paperwork to run for in New York’s 14th Congressional district.
She’ll be challening Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the Democratic primary, slated for June 23.
Caruso-Cabrera left CNBC in September 2018 to join the board of directors for financial services firm Beneficient, but remained as a contributor for the network. She will step away from that role for the duration of the campaign.
To read more details about her decision to run for Congress, check out the story on Forbes.