With more than 15 years journalism experience, Claudia-Liza Armah has notched up hours of live broadcasting, working with the UK’s biggest television channels including Sky, BBC, ITV and of course Channel 5. Currently the face of 5 News Tonight, Claudia-Liza is the first black lead anchor to present the programme. Covering the day’s big and topical stories with discussion, debate and in-depth interviews with political leaders and those at the centre of major events.
Born and brought up by her Ghanaian mother on an estate in London, but still very close to her father who lives in Ghana, her passion for education saw her excel in school and go on to study a degree in History and Journalism at Queen Mary University of London and City University, then later completing a Master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism. She is a strong advocate of social mobility and mentors a number of young people supporting their applications to some of the UK’s top universities and offers advice and support to those who want to enter the world of broadcast journalism. She's also committed to work on equality, gender equality, education, diversity and inclusion.