Clive Myrie is one of the BBC’s most experienced foreign correspondents.
Clive is a regular evening presenter on the BBC News Channel and BBC News at Ten.
A multi-award winning journalist, Clive continues to make features and programmes for Panorama, Newsnight and Radio 4.
Born in Bolton, he studied law at the University of Sussex.
In 1988, Clive gained a place on the BBC’s journalism trainee scheme. Initially starting in local radio, he progressed through the ranks from regional television to network TV and radio reporting.
Clive became a full-time foreign correspondent in 1996, with his first post being in Japan.
Since then he has held some of the most important posts in foreign newsgathering including:
- Washington Correspondent
- Europe Correspondent
- Asia Correspondent
- Africa Correspondent
Subsequently, Clive Myrie has reported from over 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. 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 U.S. politics having covered the administrations of four Presidents (Clinton, Bush, Obama and Trump), reported on Congressional mid-term elections and Presidential races.
Furthermore, Clive has presented several documentaries including a BBC special on the life of President Obama.
Awards and Corporate
He has won awards in Monte Carlo, citations in the USA (from the EMMY committee) and the UK (Screen Nations award).
He has also been twice nominated for France’s prestigious Bayeaux War Correspondent Award and was part of the BBC team nominated for a BAFTA for coverage of the devastating floods in Mozambique in 2000.
Clive Myrie is an experienced after-dinner speaker, awards host and conference facilitator.