Fox Business Network’s Liz Claman
The Fox Business Network is home to the top business journalist, Liz Claman. She has interviewed the Presidents of several nations, as well as prominent business leaders. Her interviews have been featured in publications such as Vanity Fair and Forbes.
Claman has been in the news industry for nearly 25 years. She was once a reporter at CNBC, where she anchored the morning show, Morning Call. In 2007, she joined the Fox Business Network. Since then, she has appeared on a number of high-profile shows including the “Wake Up Call” and “Market Watch” as well as her own show, The Claman Countdown.
As one of the most recognizable news personalities in the country, Liz Carr has managed to stay consistent in her career despite the turmoil of the business media. Her work has allowed her to recruit many corporate leaders to the FBN. This included Berkshire Hathaway’s Warren Buffett, who she landed her first live interview with in October 2007.
While at CNBC, she also co-hosted the Morning Exchange. Liz has been featured at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and spoken at the United Nations Assembly Hall. She has been a candidate for the Tony Awards, and has also volunteered with Building Homes for Heroes, which builds mortgage-free homes for severely wounded soldiers.
Claman graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, and earned a degree in French language and literature. She also attended the Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. She is the daughter of Dr. Morris Claman, a urologist. Her two siblings include a musician and a Hollywood studio musician.
Claman has a family background that is both Jewish and Russian. Her father, who is Russian, raised her and her four siblings in Beverly Hills, California. They are very active in community and Jewish causes, and she has participated in several fundraising events to build custom homes for the severely wounded.
Claman is an avid runner and has completed a number of triathlons. She is also a Tony Award voter. Currently, she is raising money for Building Homes for Heroes, a nonprofit organization that builds custom homes for severely wounded veterans.
She is a two-time Emmy award-winner, and has interviewed a range of influential business and political leaders. Most recently, she interviewed Warren Buffett. Previously, she has interviewed Jamie Dimon, Eric Schmidt, and Dennis Kozlowski.
Liz Claman has been named a Jewish Woman International Woman to Watch in 2012. Claman has been a dedicated fundraiser for Building Homes for Heroes, and has been responsible for raising $30 million. For her work, she has been able to help many injured heroes get the homes they need.
Claman is a big supporter of the Jewish and Israeli communities. Her mother is Romanian, and her father is Russian. She is a member of the American Theatre Wing Board of Directors and a board member of the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services in Manhattan.
Liz Claman has been married to Jeff Kepnes since 1999. Their net worth is estimated at $350,000. When she is not working, Liz is a passionate runner, a marathoner, and a dedicated fundraiser for Building Homes for Heroes.