Cheryl Cecile Casone is an American anchor on the Fox Business Network. Casone serves as a financial contributor and provides weekly job reports. She also reports on the Fox News Network.
Casone was born in Clearwater, Florida on July 18, 1970. Her father was an engineering consultant for the government, and during her childhood she lived in Sweden for about a year. Later she lived in Ohio and then moved to Dallas, Texas and then moved to Phoenix, Arizona. She graduated from High School in 1988 from Thunderbird High School in Phoenix. She considers both Dallas and Phoenix as "Home". After high school, Casone attended Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona, graduating with a B.S. in 1992, majoring in Public Relations.
According to Casone that after graduating from college, "[I} took a little bit of a detour. I was a flight attendant (Southwest Airlines) for five years, and I traveled the world... I went to Africa and Australia and Europe-mostly Western Europe. I went to New Zealand, I went to Nepal."
Casone moved to San Francisco, California in 1997. She began attending a community college and began her career at CNX Media on the nationally syndicated program "Travel Update.". She later moved to KRON-TV and served as a business and general assignment reporter. and also anchored a business news show.
In June 2004, moved to New York City with a position at MSNBC and occasional anchor of MSNBC Live from July 2004 until September 2005. In addition Casone was a freelance reporter for CBS News, as a general assignment reporter; and as freelance business correspondent for CNN, primarily reporting from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). She joined Fox News Network in November 2006.
At Fox, she is a former host of Cashin' In. Casone is also the former host of "Fox Business Now," an hourly business web update that can be viewed on Yahoo and FoxNews.com.
Casone has done live reports from Middle East nations such as, Syria, Jordan, West Bank, and Israel. She has interviewed world leaders such as Tony Blair, Shimon Peres, as well as Hillary Clinton.