Claudia-Liza Vanderpuije


Claudia-Liza is an experienced TV News Presenter and Journalist and is the face of 5 News Tonight, proudly being the first black lead-anchor to present the daily show.

From conducting live interviews with high-profile politicians and reporting ground-breaking stories, her versatility sees her equally as comfortable interviewing the biggest names in showbiz; Naomi Campbell and Sir Ian McKellen to name a few.

She also guest hosts Channel 5’s topical debate show ‘Jeremy Vine’ where Claudia-Liza enjoys leading heated debates and discussions on a variety of newsworthy issues.

Before joining 5 News, she was a regular face at Sky News; presenting many of their daily shows including their flagship breakfast show Sunrise. And before this was the face of BBC3’s 60 Seconds News.

Demonstrating her warmth, energy and love of talking to people, Claudia-Liza can often be found hosting Talk Radio’s ‘Saturday Afternoon’s with Claudia-Liza’...

Claudia-Liza was born and raised in London by her Ghanaian mother. She studied a History & Journalism degree at Queen Mary University of London and City University, followed by a Master’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism from Goldsmiths University. She says her working-class background has made her a strong advocate for social mobility; she mentors young people, supporting their university applications and offers advice to those wanting to pursue broadcast journalism.

CV Highlights

  • 5 News Tonight, Channel 5
  • Jeremy Vine,Channel 5
  • Sunrise, Sky News


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