Kayla Tausche Biography

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Kayla Tausche Biography


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Quick Facts About Kayla Tausche

Name Kayla McCall Tausche
Birth Name Kayla McCall Tausche
Celebrated Name Kayla Tausche
Date of Birth July 17, 1986
Age 30 Years Old
Profession Journalist
Gender Female
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Hair Color Light Brown
Eyes Color Blue
Place Of Birth Minneapolis, Minnesota
Marital Status Married
High School Greater Atlanta Christian School
University University of North Carolina
Husband Jeffrey Izant

CNBC reporter Kayla Tausche at London Canary Wharf, Source : instagram.com

One of the prominent female broadcasting journalists of America, Kayla Tausche, is best recognized for serving as a general assignment reporter at CNBC. She is also known for working as a substitute anchor for the CNBC’s other shows Squawk Box, Power Lunch and Squawk on the Street. Kayla is still working with CNBC and presenting the business news show Squawk Alley.

Kayla Tausche was born on 17 July 1986 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She was raised in Atlanta, Georgia, where she completed her schooling from Greater Atlanta Christian School in 2004. She further continued her studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. From there, she graduated in 2008 with a degree in business journalism & international politics.

She was always interested in journalism and began pursuing her dream while still in college. Her early interest in journalism led her to have a work experience from the Brussels Bureau of the Associated Press. After graduation, she began working at Bloomberg L.P. 

Kayla has been married to lawyer Jeffrey Izant since 2015. Kayla is likewise popular for her glowing personality and toned pair of legs which she frequently exposes during her TV shows. 

CNBC reporter Kayla Tausche started career from Bloomberg L.P.

Kayla Tausche during the CNBC coverage of Cyber Monday, Source : instagram.com

Kayla Tausche started off her career as a reporter at New York-based media company, Bloomberg L.P. While working there, she covered the consumer and retail news. Seeking for a bigger platform, she left Bloomberg and became associated with the media company The Mergemarket Group, serving at the DealReporter unit. She made frequent guest appearances on the business news channel, CNBC, and CNBC World.

It was in January 2011 that she joined CNBC as a general assignment reporter. She was initially hired to cover the news related to corporate finance at the network. At the same time, she also covered CNBC’s business day programming. While serving the network, her coverage of the IPO filing of Facebook received critical attention.

For CNBC, she covered many high-profile stories like the News Corporation phone hacking scandal, Brexit, Occupy Wall Street, and The MF Global Bankruptcy. Besides these, she also appeared as the substitute anchor for the shows Squawk Box, Squawk on the Street and Power Lunch. Kayla is likewise working as a contributor for other TV shows NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, Today and Weekend Today.

She received wide popularity after covering the News Corporation phone hacking scandal. For covering the news, the Financial Times featured her picture on its front page with the media mogul Rupert Murdoch.

While Kayla is yet to reveal her net worth, it is certain that she takes home a hefty amount from her hard work. Sources state that she enjoys a yearly salary of 7 figures.

Kayla Tausche is happily married

Kayla Tausche and her husband, Jeffrey Jacob Izant, in Camp's Bay, Source : instagram.com

Kayla Tausche married Jeffrey Jacob Izant at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Atlanta in April 2015. Their wedding ceremony was performed by a Roman Catholic priest, Msgr. Francis G. McNamee. They were both 28 when they tied the knot. 

Her better half, Jeffrey, is a lawyer who has served at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York for Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis. He has also worked as a law clerk in Brooklyn under Judge Reena Raggi. He graduated from Princeton University.

Despite the fact that Kayla is a celebrity, she has successfully kept her past relationships under wraps. Her previous boyfriends have remained unnamed. She's frequently posting photos of her with her husband on her Instagram profile.

Kayla Tausche often displays her toned legs in fitting dresses

CNBC's Kayla Tausche during her visit to Alhambra in September 2016, Source : instagram.com

Kayla Tausche is the perfect combination of beauty and talent. Kayla’s impeccable dressing sense has been time and again praised by her fans in the comments section of her social media profiles. Light brown-colored short hair, blue eyes, and an amazing grin add more charm to her beautiful face.

More than just a beautiful face, she is an example to many ladies of her age who dream to be successful in broadcast television. 

Kayla's body measurements of 34-25-35 inches suggest that she works out. However, she maintains that she is not following any specific exercise routine to stay fit. She says even though she is trying to "get on the yoga/ pilates train", she is not able to do so as she can’t sit still.

Kayla used to run marathons. While talking to Business Insider in 2012, she said: “When I used to run marathons, I would take the ferry to Governor’s Island on weekends and do laps around the island until sundown.”  She also enjoys going on a hunt for new running routes besides Central Park and Westside Highway.

Kayla always seems in a rush when she's at her work. She regularly carries a bottle of water and a large coffee at the office. She loves her coffee with muesli and yogurt. Besides her love for coffee, she has not yet shared any other preferences, which have helped her keep up her energy.


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