Clive Myrie


Award Winning International Journalist & Broadcaster

Clive Myrie is a Bafta nominated journalist, who has been at the forefront of current affairs, broadcasting and documentary making since the 90’s. Having reported from more than 80 countries on some of the most important news events over the last 20 years, Clive is thoroughly versed on current affairs and politics, and is also the current presenter of BBC’s quiz show Mastermind.

Clive became a full time foreign correspondent in 1996, first being posted to Japan. Since then he has held some of the most important posts in foreign newsgathering including Washington Correspondent, Europe Correspondent, Asia Correspondent and Africa Correspondent. Clive has reported from more than 80 countries on some of the most important news events over the last 20 years including the wars in Croatia, Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq. In 2002 during the Iraq War he was “embedded” with Royal Marines from 40 Commando part of British Armed forces. In 1996 he covered the rise of the Taliban and their conquest of Afghanistan and after the September 11 attacks, covered their downfall.

Clive has a particular interest in US politics covering the administrations of three Presidents (Clinton, Bush and Obama,) and reported on numerous Congressional mid term elections and two Presidential races. In 2010 he anchored the BBCs coverage of the mid term congressional polls.

His work in 2018 covering Mexico’s drug cartels received universal acclaim and was nominated for no less than eight international awards. He is currently working on a major documentary on knife crime in the UK. He is the winner of the broadcast equivalent of the Pulitzer prize- the Peabody Award, and holds two Honorary degrees. He regularly gives interviews and lectures on a range of topics, recently speaking at Oxford University.

As well as presenting the One, Six and Ten 0’Clock News bulletins on BBC One, and hosting news shows on the BBC News Channel, Clive continues to travel the world as a reporter, and makes features and programmes for Panorama, Newsnight and Radio 4.


Clive Myrie