At this point I'm considering a number of options and directions and I assure you I will let you know when I set my courseLou Dobbs leaving CNN Nov 11, 2009
Over the past six months, it has become increasingly clear that strong winds of change have begun buffeting this country and affecting all of usLou Dobbs leaving CNN Nov 11, 2009
Louis Carl "Lou" Dobbs (born September 24, 1945) is an American radio host, former television host, and author. He anchored CNN's Lou Dobbs Tonight until November 2009 when he announced on the air that he would leave the cable network.
He was born in Texas and lived there and in Idaho during his childhood. After graduating from Harvard University, Dobbs worked in government and banking before becoming a news reporter for several local media outlets. He had worked with CNN since its founding in 1980, serving as a reporter and vice president. He was the host and managing editor for CNN's Moneyline, which premiered in 1980 and was renamed Lou Dobbs Tonight in 2003. Dobbs resigned from CNN in 1999, rejoined in 2000, and resigned again in November 2009. He also hosts a syndicated radio show, Lou Dobbs Radio and has written several books since 2001.
Dobbs describes himself as an "independent populist" and is known for his opposition to NAFTA and support for immigration enforcement. For his reporting, he has won Emmy, Peabody, and Cable ACE awards.