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Claman of Fox Biz inducted into Cable Hall of Fame

May 1, 2024

Posted by Chris Roush

Liz Claman

Cablefax Daily interviewed Fox Business Network anchor Liz Claman on her induction into the Cable Hall of Fame.

Here is an excerpt:

You’ve been at Fox Business pretty much since Day 1, leaving a comfortable job at CNBC for a start-up. What has kept you rooted there for so long?

I had a serious case of wanderlust when I began my career. I did local news in Columbus, Cleveland and Boston over a nine-year span. I had this fear that if I stayed too long in each place, my roots would grow too deep to extricate myself in order to reach my holy grail: the network! After nine years at CNBC, Fox Business represented a chance to build a start-up and take on Goliath. It’s a meritocracy. I worked like crazy, landed big guests and Fox gave me my own show with my name on it—16 years in, we’re still building every day and I love that.

Who has been one of your favorite interviews?

The easy one?  Warren Buffett, the self-made billionaire who started by going door-to-door to raise money for his business. His mind is like no other. His discipline unshakable. There will never be another investor quite like him. Starbuck’s Howard Schultz amazes me too. Grew up poor and abused. No one believed in his dream of building a global coffee chain, and today it’s the world’s largest. He pulled off a business and cultural miracle: He got tea-drinking nations Britain and China to love coffee. Amazing and inspiring.

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