Kelly Evans cohosts Worldwide Exchange on the CNBC business news channel. Prior to joining CNBC she was an economics reporter at The Wall Street Journal where she wrote the 'Ahead of the Tape' column, wrote for 'Heard on the Street', and hosted the daily 'News Hub' on WSJ.com. Before joining CNBC she was a regular guest on various television news programs.Evans grew up in Lexington, Virginia, Rockbridge County near the Blue Ridge Mountains. At Rockbridge County High School she earned eight letters in lacrosse, cross country and track. She was a George Washington Honor Scholar (a competitive four-year full-ride academic scholarship) and graduated magna cum laude from Washington & Lee University.
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