Clive Myrie is a multi award winning journalist, one of the BBC’s most experienced foreign correspondents and a recognised face as a BBC News presenter.
In 2021 he took over as Host of the long running BBC series, Mastermind and Celebrity Mastermind. A keen fan of the Arts & music, Clive is a regular host of The BBC Proms, and has made documentaries on jazz for Radio 2 and Jazz FM.
Born in Bolton, Lancashire he studied law at the University of Sussex.
Clive has served as the BBC’s Asia, Africa, Washington and Europe Correspondent. He has a particular interest in US politics, having covered the administrations of three Presidents (Clinton, Bush and Obama,) and reported on seven Presidential races, including the election of Donald Trump and Joe Biden.
As well as presenting the One, Six and Ten 0’Clock News bulletins on BBC One, Clive continues to travel the world as a reporter, and makes features and programmes for Panorama, Newsnight and Radio 4. In 2022, he presented the main BBC One bulletins live from Kyiv during the war in Ukraine. He also presented the documentary, The Crown Jewels for BBC1, screened as part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in June 2022.
In May/June 2023, his travel series ‘Clive Myrie’s Italian Roadtrip,’ was a huge hit on BBC2, one of the most popular shows on the BBC.