About 

    • Rahel Solomon is a business correspondent for CNN International. Based in New York she reports on global business news across CNNI and other CNN networks and platforms.

      Solomon joined CNN from CNBC, where she worked as a general news reporter appearing on many television and digital programs including The News with Shepard Smith, Halftime Report and Power Lunch. Prior to CNBC Solomon was a morning news anchor for CBS3 in her hometown of Philadelphia, PA.

      At CNBC Solomon covered many stories including unemployment and labor issues. Her stories focused on shifts in the labor market due to the COVID-19 pandemic, technological and staffing challenges for state employment offices and long delays in receiving benefits for the unemployed. While at CBS3 she covered the papal visit of Pope Francis during the World Meeting of Families in 2015.

      Solomon first worked at CNN in 2012 as an intern for CNN's Special Investigations Unit in Washington, DC. During her internship she had the opportunity to work on CNN's investigation into delays for treatment veterans experienced at VA hospitals and assist with the network's 2012 midterm election night coverage.

      Named the Colorado Association of Black Journalists' Broadcast Journalist of the Year in 2015, Solomon graduated with high honors from St. John's University, earning a bachelor's degree in finance. She also earned a master's degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.