First on TVNewser: Liz Claman has left CNBC, a high-level insider tells TVNewser. Claman anchored CNBC’s #1 rated business day program, Morning Call, which airs from 10-Noon ET.
In an interview with Marketwatch.com’s Jon Friedman in February Claman said of the threat from FBN “all competition is good, it makes us all better, and fight harder…”
> Update: CNBC confirmed the news in a memo this afternoon…
> An Emailer writes: “Liz Claman leaving = massive loss for CNBC. CEO’s loved this gal… we had lots of fun in the newsroom daily perusing the no less than 4 Yahoo! chat groups about her.”
> A CNBC insider adds: “CNBC has great strength with Maria Bartiromo, Erin Burnett, and Becky Quick … CEO’s love them too.”