Richard Quest is an English Jew currently serving as a Business Editor at CNN.
Born in Liverpool, England, Quest spent most of his early life living on the British Isle, and first
became a journalist in 1985 for for BBC’s financial section. Richard moved to CNN in 2001 for their launch of Business International.
In 2006, Richard declined an opportunity to work for Al Jazeera. His statement was that he did it, “on the grounds that being gay and Jewish might not be suitable.”1https://www.theguardian.com/media/2006/nov/13/mondaymediasection16