Carter Evans is a national correspondent for CNN Newsource's "Money Matters," a market-exclusive, multi-platform financial news service produced in conjunction with CNNMoney.com. Evans is based in New York where he provides custom live reports for approximately 800 CNN Newsource affiliates, CNN and CNN International from the floor of the NASDAQ in Times Square.
Evans joined CNN Newsource in June 2008 where he's lead Money Matters' coverage of the great recession from the center of the financial world.
Previously, he anchored CBS Money Watch business reports and served as a national correspondent for CBS NewsPath. He reported for WNYW and WWOR in New York.
Evans reported for KNSD and KFMB in San Diego before moving to Los Angeles in 2003. In Los Angeles, he was a correspondent for CBS2 and KCAL on stories ranging from the death and state funeral for former president Ronald Reagan in 2004 to the devastating wildfires in 2003, 2005 and 2007.
In 2000 while at WAVY-TV in Norfolk, Va., Evans was honored with the Best In-Depth Reporting award from the Virginia Associated Press for a series showing how prisoners escaped from a Virginia prison. This series of reporting resulted in the restructuring of prison security.
Evans is a native of Hawaii, where he began his television news career at the age of 15, shooting city council meetings for Honolulu's cable access channel, and after graduating high school, for KGMB-TV. He returned to KGMB-TV as a part-time reporter during his college breaks.
Evans is a graduate of Ithaca College where he studied journalism and philosophy.