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.