Here’s How the Business News Networks Are Covering Davos 2018

By A.J. Katz 

With the U.S. government back up and running, it appears that Pres. Donald Trump will be heading to Davos, Switzerland for the 2018 World Economic Forum.

The annual meeting of global elites officially opened today, and the “America First” president is sure to received a mixed reception when he arrives later this week.

Assuming Pres. Trump does indeed still go, this will be the first time a sitting U.S. president will attend the Forum since Pres. Bill Clinton did so in 2000.


Former vp Joe Biden went in 2017, just days before Trump and vp Mike Pence were sworn in.

Here’s how the business news networks will be covering this week’s festivities.


    • Tom Keene and Francine Lacqua will host Bloomberg Surveillance from Davos Monday-Friday, with Keene also hosting three hours of radio every morning.
    • John Micklethwait, editor in chief of Bloomberg, will sit down with Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi for the keynote interview at Bloomberg’s inaugural The Year Ahead Davos summit. The interview will be carried live on Bloomberg Television (7:15 a.m. ET)
    • Correspondents Erik Schatzker and Haslinda Amin will also be on the ground and conducting television interviews throughout the week.


    • From 6 – 9 a.m. ET, CNBC’s Squawk Box co-hosts Becky Quick, Joe Kernen and Andrew Ross Sorkin will be live from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland Tuesday Jan. 23 – Friday Jan. 26.
    • In addition, CNBC’s Power Lunch CNBC chief international correspondent Michelle Caruso-Cabrera will be live from Davos Wednesday Jan. 24 – Friday Jan. 26.
    • Guests including: Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, JPMorgan Chase president, ceo and chairman Jamie Dimon, Bridgewater Associates founder, president and cio Ray Dalio, and chairman and IBM chairman and CEO Ginni Rometty, among many others, will appear across various CNBC daytime programs in Davos this week.
    • Throughout the week, additional interviews and content will be available on, as well as via CNBC’s social media content partners, Facebook and LinkedIn.


  • Richard Quest, Becky Anderson, and John Defterios, alongside Fareed Zakaria and Nic Robertson, will deliver live daily coverage from Davos, Switzerland. They will be joined by a team from CNN White House correspondents Jim Acosta, Jeff Zeleny and Abby Phillip, who will focus on the highly anticipated visit of Pres. Trump to the Forum.
  • From Monday to Friday, there will be coverage throughout the day on CNN International. Quest will anchor three daily shows, beginning with CNNMoney at 2 p.m. GMT (10 a.m. ET), followed by Quest Express at 5 p.m. GMT (12 p.m. ET), and Quest Means Business, at 9 p.m. GMT (4 p.m. ET), direct from the Forum.
  • Becky Anderson will present her show, Connect The World, live from the conference at 3 p.m. GMT daily (10 a.m. ET), as well as other shows across each day.
  • CNN will have special access to politicians, world leaders, social influences and CEOs throughout the week. A broad range of topics including migrant workers, corporate social responsibility, the role of technology in business and society, and the future of capitalism will be on the agenda.
  • As well as Pres. Trump, France’s president Emmanuel Macron, India’s prime minister, Narenda Modi, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and King Abdullah of Jordan are among the world leaders attending the Forum, alongside singer Elton John and actor Cate Blanchett.

Fox Business:

  • Fox Business global markets editor Maria Bartiromo will present the network’s morning show Mornings with Maria live from Davos from 6 – 9 a.m. ET, starting Tuesday, Jan. 23, through Friday, Jan. 26.
  • Anchoring from the World Economic Forum, Bartiromo will interview political leaders, investors, CEO’s, and business leaders from around the world, there to debate and collaborate on long-term global economic trends.
  • Additionally, Bartiromo will also moderate the conference’s opening session, Global Markets in a Fractured World, featuring NASDAQ president and ceo Adena Friedman, Blackstone Chairman and ceo Stephen Schwarzman, Deutsche Post DHL Group CEO Frank Appel, Bank of America Chairman and CEO Brian Moynihan and Credit Suisse ceo Tidjane Thiam.

Univision News:

  • Univision news anchor Enrique Acevedo will host a session on Friday, Jan. 26: Borders vs. Borders: The Migration Dilemma.
  • The session focuses on immigration, looking at the DACA recipients in the US as well as the global migration trend, hours before Pres. Trump will address the Davos audience for the first time.
    • Panel participants:
    • Platon Antoniou – Photographer & Artist
    • Alicia Bárcena Ibarra – Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
    • Alejandro Ramírez, Chief Executive Officer, Cinepolis, Mexico
    • Hikmet Ersek, President and Chief Executive Officer, Western Union Company, USA
    • Kwiri Yang, Founder and CEO, Socha Connect
  • As part of Univision’s coverage, it will have Facebook Live sessions with young leaders from Latin America.
  • Simultaneous interpretation in English and Spanish. This session will be livestreamed on TopLink and the Forum website.