5 News announces today that Sky News anchor Claudia-Liza Armah is to join its news team as presenter in January 2018.
Claudia-Liza is an experienced television news presenter with a career spanning more than 10 years working for some of the biggest media companies including Sky News, ITV, the BBC and Evening Standard TV.
She will present 5 News at 6.30pm and regularly fill in for 5 News presenter Sian Williams on the 5 News bulletin at 5pm.
Rachel Corp, 5 News editor, said: “I am delighted that a journalist and presenter of Claudia-Liza’s calibre is joining the 5 News team. She’s engaging and authoritative on screen and adept at handling breaking stories and conducting live interviews with political leaders and people at the centre of events. We warmly welcome her to the 5 News family.”
Claudia-Liza said: “I’ve long admired 5 News and how it puts people at the heart of the story. I’m incredibly excited to be joining the talented and creative team, particularly as we chart the largely unknown political landscape for our viewers.”
Lara Akeju, Channel 5 Commissioner for 5 News said: “Claudia-Liza is a talented and respected journalist, and a welcome addition to the award-winning editorial team at 5 News.”Back to All Press Releases