CNN correspondent and anchor Christine Romans will present the annual John D. Carlin Career Development Forum at 7 p.m. Monday, January 14. The event is open to members of the Knox community.

Romans’ lecture is titled “Being Smart to Find the Job You Want.” She will speak in Kresge Recital Hall, Ford Center for Fine Arts. A book-signing will follow.

A graduate of Iowa State University, Romans hosts CNN’s Your Bottom Line, a personal finance and lifestyle program. She also reports on the economy, politics, and international business. Her reporting is regularly featured on CNN International.

Romans previously served as a correspondent for the CNN programs Moneyline and Lou Dobbs Tonight.

An award-winning journalist, Romans has covered a wide range of topics in her work, including immigration reform, substance abuse, education, and U.S. foreign policy with China and Latin America.

She received an Emmy Award in 2004 for “Exporting America,” a Lou Dobbs Tonight examination of globalization and its impact on U.S. workers. She also contributed to CNN’s Peabody Award-winning coverage of Hurricane Katrina.

She has written two books, How to Speak Money and Smart is the New Rich.

Before joining CNN in 1999, Romans reported for Reuters and Knight-Ridder Financial News.

Romans’ appearance at Knox is organized by the Bastian Center for Career & Pre-Professional Development. It is sponsored by the John D. Carlin Career Development Support Fund and the Office of the President.


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