Kathleen Hays is an esteemed journalist and currently holds the position of Global Economics and Policy Editor at Bloomberg Television and Radio. Her expertise lies in covering economies and central banks worldwide, including renowned institutions such as the Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank, the Bank of Japan, and the People’s Bank of China.
Hays is a familiar face and voice on prominent Bloomberg programs such as “Bloomberg Daybreak Asia” and “Bloomberg Asia Markets.” Additionally, she contributes to the insightful discussions on Bloomberg Radio’s “Bloomberg Markets P.M.”
Having established herself as one of the country’s top economics reporters and anchors, Hays boasts over 30 years of experience covering the U.S. economy and the Federal Reserve. In recent years, she has expanded her coverage to include Asian economies and central banks, frequently traveling to Japan to provide in-depth analysis.
Prior to joining Bloomberg in 2006, Hays held notable positions as an on-air and online economics correspondent at CNBC and CNN. Her contributions encompassed hosting, correspondent work, and providing commentary on various programs. Her career commenced as the New York bureau chief at Markets News International, a financial news service. Subsequently, she joined Reuters and later served as an economics correspondent and New York bureau chief for Investor’s Business Daily.
Hays pursued her education at Stanford University, where she attained both a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in economics. She remains an active member and former governor of the Money Marketeers of NYU, as well as a member of the esteemed Economic Club of New York. Hays is currently based in New York City, continuing her dedicated coverage of global economics and policy for Bloomberg.