Ruben Ramirez is a Contributing Correspondent and National Assignment Editor for PBS' Nightly Business Report. In addition to his current duties, Ramirez writes a weekly blog for NBR.com. He is based in New York. Prior to joining NBR, Ramirez was a Reporter and Producer at Reuters Television covering business and financial news. Ramirez reported and produced for Reuters Television around the world and played a key role in the coverage of Hurricane Katrina. Prior to joining Reuters, Ramirez was a producer at CNN and CNN Financial News.
While at CNN, Ramirez was part of the network`s Emmy-Award winning coverage of 9/11. Ramirez began his career at ABC News in New York working for Good Morning America and World News Tonight Weekend. Ruben Ramirez studied Finance and Broadcast Journalism at Boston University.
Ramirez holds memberships in various professional organizations including NATAS, NAHJ and NLGJA. Ramirez is a native of Austin, Texas.
In his spare time he enjoys downhill skiing, running, live music and cheering for the Tennessee Titans.