Ali Velshi

Ali Velshi, host of Real Money with Ali Velshi, joins Al Jazeera America from CNN where he was the channel’s chief business correspondent, anchor of CNN International’s World Business Today and the host of CNN’s weekly business roundtable Your Monday. In 2010, Velshi was honored with a National Headliner Award for Business & Consumer Reporting for “How The Wheels Came Off.” Additionally, CNN was nominated for a 2010 Emmy for Velshi’s breaking news coverage of an attempted terror attack on a flight to Detroit. Velshi has reported extensively on the global financial meltdown; the financial collapses of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, AIG and Lehman Brothers; the U.S. government’s bailout plan; the battle over the fate of the American big three automakers; and the U.S. debt ceiling and budget debate.