OLD Media Moves

Former CNBC anchor Claman joins Fox Business Network

October 18, 2007

Posted by Chris Roush

Former CNBC anchor Liz Claman, who left the NBC network earlier this year, has officially joined Fox Business Network as its daytime anchor, the new business network announced Thursday.

Liz ClamanThe release stated, “In her new role at FBN, Claman will co-anchor the afternoon weekday business block from 2:00-5:00 PM EST with David Asman beginning on Monday in studio.

“In making the announcement, [Fox News executive vice president Kevin] Magee said, ‘We are thrilled to welcome Liz to FBN. She has a tremendous reputation in the marketplace for her ability to cover serious business and economic issues that impact everyday Americans.’

“Claman added, ‘I’m excited to join the team at FBN. This is a tremendous opportunity for me to contribute to a new business news network and cover the markets and Wall Street in a way that reaches a broader audience.’

“Since 1998, Claman has served as an anchor at CNBC, most recently on Morning Call and Cover to Cover. Prior to that, she anchored Wake Up Call, Market Watch and Today’s Business. While there, Claman interviewed major financial newsmakers including Buffett, Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez and former Treasury Secretary John Snow.”

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