Ali Velshi

Program: 
Religious Studies
Graduation Year: 
1994

Connecting the news through finance, global issues, contemporary governance, education and big ideas, Ali Velshi, a Canadian-American television journalist, executes several roles as CNN’s chief business correspondent, anchor of the CNN newsroom, host of “Your $$$$$” and the “Ali V” podcast. In 2010, Velshi was awarded the Queen’s University Alumni Achievement Award and the National Headliner Award for Business & Consumer Reporting. 

Velshi is the author of Gimme My Money Back:  Your Guide to Beating the Financial Crisis and co-author of How to Speak Money:  The Language & Knowledge You Need Now. He also writes a column for “Money Magazine” and for the “Delta Sky” magazine.