Claudia-Liza Vanderpuije grew up in West Kensington and attended Queen Mary College, she worked at Time FM in Romford, then as an assistant to the news editor at ITN News and at the Press Association; her first presenting job was at Vox Africa. Before hosting 60 Seconds she worked for BBC Look East. She has also presented 60 Seconds on BBC Three and on BBC News interactive.
At its launch in 2014, Claudia-Liza Vanderpuije worked for the London Live television channel, where she hosted Headline London at lunchtime.
Since January 2018, Claudia-Liza Vanderpuije has presented 5 News Tonight (Monday–Friday), 5 News at 5 (Fridays) and from June to August 2018, guest hosted a few editions of The Wright Stuff between Matthew Wright’s departure and Jeremy Vine’s arrival. In June 2021, she became a weekend presenter on TalkRadio having previously hosted some shows as a stand-in.
Claudia-Liza Vanderpuije attended a Star 100 event in 2017 – an event that promotes Ghanaian interests in the UK. She came to talk about her path to becoming a broadcaster. She told the audience that she has Ghanaian heritage, shared a career strategy she used to net her first job after becoming a mum at age 24.