Former CNN and CNBC Senior Correspondent Allan Chernoff offers unparalleled communications services to corporate and not-for-profit organizations, drawing upon his unique background as both a senior partner at global public relations firm FleishmanHillard, and one of the nation’s most experienced and honored business broadcast journalists. Mr. Chernoff has advised, trained and written for dozens of C-Suite leaders, as well as hundreds of financial professionals, public relations and public affairs officials at a diverse list of companies including General Motors, AbbVie, Genentech, Lenovo, USAA, RBC Wealth Management, Cullen/Frost Bankers, Citibank, AT&T, Ernst & Young, Hyatt, and Chobani.
Mr. Chernoff was CNN's Senior Correspondent for 11 years, reporting on air for all of the CNN television and radio networks. He wrote for CNNMoney.com and CNN.com and frequently served as CNN's economic and personal finance analyst.
Before joining CNN in 2000, he was Senior Correspondent for CNBC where he spent a decade reporting for both CNBC and NBC programs, including the weekend editions of NBC Nightly News and Today, as well as for MSNBC and WNBC-TV.
During his three decades of reporting Mr. Chernoff covered many of the most significant corporate and financial crises including those affecting BP, Enron, Bear Stearns, Lehman Brothers, Citigroup, AIG, Fannie Mae, Bank of America, Toyota, General Motors, Chrysler, Merck, ImClone, Tyco, Arthur Andersen, WorldCom, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Philip Morris, and Drexel Burnham Lambert.
Early in his career, Mr. Chernoff was a founding journalist of FNN, Financial News Network, television's first network devoted to finance and business, and was FNN's first New York Correspondent.
Among his honors, Mr. Chernoff is a six-time winner of best reporting awards from the Society of Professional Journalists' New York chapter, Deadline Club. He has won two National Headliner Awards; two New York Festival Awards; and a Prism Award. Mr. Chernoff's reporting contributed to a CNN DuPont Award and his coverage of the Gulf oil spill, Hurricane Katrina and analysis of economic issues in the 2008 presidential campaign were each part of CNN's Peabody Award-winning efforts. His writing contributed to CNN.com’s ’s 2011 Online Journalism Award from the Online News Association. The University of Maryland and the Sidney Hillman Foundation have also honored his work.
Mr. Chernoff is a graduate of Brown University and earned an Executive Certificate in financial planning from Fordham University.
He has written on business, foreign affairs, travel and sports for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Los Angeles Times, Forbes and Money, among other publications. His book, The Tailors of Tomaszow, is a communal memoir and history of Holocaust survivors, published in 2014 by Texas Tech University Press.
Allan Chernoff sits on the board of the Deadline Club, is a member and former officer of the New York Financial Writers Association, a member of the Authors Guild, a career advisor for Brown University and has been a featured speaker at various charitable events.