Beverly Schuch was born in Westport Point, Massachusetts on December 5, 1949. She attended and graduated from Muskingum College in Ohio in 1971 with a degree in journalism, and is a member of Chi Alpha Nu sorority. She also studied at the University of Barcelona, and did her graduate studies at Simmons College in Boston.
As the charismatic host of CNN’s award winning show Pinnacle, she received numerous awards. During the 14 years she hosted the show, she was honored with an Emmy Award and the prestigious Peabody award for her coverage of the 1987 stock market crash.
Schuch also hosted the popular CNN business series called Bizz Buzz in 1997. She was laid off in a massive CNN cutback of a number of on-air personalities in 2001.
Since 2001, Schuch has concentrated on her charity work. She serves on the Board of Directors for Americares, a disaster relief and humanitarian organization which provides medication and medical supplies to disaster areas around the world. She also is on the Board of Directors for Camp Amerikids, which enhances the lives of children who have been affected by HIV or AIDS.