Ylan Mui, a reporter in CNBC’s Washington bureau covering economic policy and Congress, is leaving after six years.
Before joining CNBC in 2017, Mui spent more than a decade at The Washington Post, including serving as the White House economic policy writer. While there, she also covered the Federal Reserve, the economy, subprime lending, consumer finance, retail and education. In addition, she traveled to cover major international stories, including the Greek financial crisis and Brexit, as well as national disasters such as the BP oil spill and Hurricane Katrina.
Ylan began her career as a receptionist and obituary writer at The Times-Picayune in New Orleans, where she was born and raised. Ylan graduated from Loyola University in New Orleans with a major in communications and a double minor in biology and philosophy.
She is a member of the Asian American Journalists Association, where she is a past vice president of the Washington, DC chapter. She is also a graduate of AAJA’s Executive Leadership Program.