Hampton Pearson is CNBC’s Washington, D.C., reporter, covering economic, financial and political news from the nation’s capital since 1995.
Hampton regularly reports on the White House, Congress, Federal Reserve and a host of legislative and regulatory issues of vital concern to CNBC viewers.
In 2004, Pearson was nominated for a Business News Emmy by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, for a series of reports on Medical Device Technology.
Prior to joining CNBC, Pearson was chief political reporter for WBZ-TV in Boston from 1987 to 1995, a reporter/producer for the Washington bureau of CBS News and reporter/bureau chief for KRON-TV, San Francisco. He has been covering key presidential news events, including campaigns, inaugurations and summit meetings since 1976.