Susan Li is a Hong-Kong based anchor for Bloomberg Television. She hosts Bloomberg Television’s “First Up,” a comprehensive morning news program that reports on market openings across Asia as well as top news stories from around the world. Li also co-hosts “Asia Edge,” part of Bloomberg Television’s morning line-up for the Asia-Pacific region that features extended interviews with newsmakers as well as comprehensive market coverage.
Li, who joined Bloomberg Television in 2006, has covered numerous international events for the network including anchoring a series of special reports on the Chinese stock market bubble, the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing and the Shanghai World Expo 2010. She regularly interviews top CEOs, business and political leaders and was the first from Bloomberg Television to interview Robin Li, the co-founder and CEO of Baidu. Li has also interviewed notable newsmakers including Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Najib Razak, Thailand’s Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva, U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke and American casino developer Steve Wynn.
Prior to joining Bloomberg Television, Li served as an anchor and editor at CCTV in China and before that, she worked at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s nationwide newscast where she began her career in television and radio.
Li holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Toronto. She earned a nomination for “Best News Anchor” at the Asian Television Awards in 2008.