Liz Claman joined FOX Business Network (FBN) as an anchor in October 2007. Her debut included an exclusive interview with Berkshire Hathaway CEO and legendary investor Warren Buffett. Since the ‘07 launch of Fox Business, Claman has brought extended and exclusive interviews to the network’s viewers ranging from Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, Muhtar Kent, the CEO of Coca Cola, McDonalds’ Jim Skinner, Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Schapiro, European Central Bank leader Jean-Claude Trichet, Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker, Microsoft’s Bill Gates, Ford’s Alan Mulally and Google’s Eric Schmidt.
Claman originated the Fox Business Network’s 3 Days in the Valley, a 3 day-long exclusive live shoot in Silicon Valley that draws scores of the region’s top business leaders including Intel’s Paul Otellini, Yahoo’s Carol Bartz, the CEOs of Ebay, Twitter, Tesla, LinkedIn, Applied Materials, Google, PayPal, Adobe, Pandora, TiVo, Symantec, Adobe Systems and more.
Before joining FBN, Claman served as an anchor at CNBC for 9 years, most recently anchoring Morning Call and Cover to Cover. During her time at CNBC, Claman interviewed major financial newsmakers, including Buffett, Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez and former Treasury Secretaries John Snow and Paul O’Neill. She has also anchored Wake Up Call, Market Watch and Today's Business. In addition, Claman is the author of The Best Investment Advice I Ever Received: Priceless Wisdom from Warren Buffett, Jim Cramer, Suze Orman, Steve Forbes, and Dozens of Other Top Financial Experts (Warner Books 2006).
Before CNBC, Claman served as an anchor and reporter for Boston's WHDH-TV (NBC). She was also a contributing correspondent for NBC's syndicated daytime program RealLife. Prior to that, she anchored a two-hour daily talk show, The Morning Exchange for WEWS-TV (ABC) in Cleveland. She received an Emmy for her work on The Morning Exchange.
Claman was born and raised in Los Angeles. She attended Beverly Hills High School and attended Phillips Academy Andover for a semester where she took Radio Broadcasting and received her 3rd Class FCC broadcasting license. A graduate of UC Berkeley, Claman also attended Universite de Paris, La Sorbonne and received the Sorbonne’s Certificat Superieur degree. She began her on-air career at WSYX-TV (ABC) in Columbus, OH as a reporter and later a weekend anchor. She began as an intern and production assistant/news associate for KCBS-TV (CBS) in Los Angeles where she became the youngest person in the station's history to win a local Emmy Award for Best Spot News Producer.
Claman is a mother of two and is involved in several charities. She has served as a Big Sister for the New York Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services Big Brothers/Big Sisters program. She is a frequent speaker for the Anti-Defamation League. She has also served as an honorary chair for Miracle Corners of the World, a non-profit organization working to empower youth to effectuate positive change in African communities. She also works to raise money for Building Homes For Heroes, which builds homes for our severely wounded and disabled veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. An avid runner and cyclist, Claman has completed the New York City Marathon and is a three-time Triathlete, having completed the New York City Nautica Triathlon.
Claman, the daughter of the world-renowned surgeon Dr. Morris Claman and Royal Academy theatre actress June Faibish, also serves on the Advisory Board of the American Theatre Wing and is a Tony Award Voter.