Clive Myrie Biography
Clive Myrie is a BBC journalist, newsreader, and broadcaster from the United Kingdom. He was previously a BBC London World Affairs Correspondent.
How old is Clive Myrie? – Age
Myrie was born to Jamaican immigrant parents on August 25, 1964, in Bolton, Lancashire, England. He is 57 years as of 2021.
Where did Clive Myrie go to school? – Education
Myrie attended Hayward Grammar School in his hometown of Bolton before attending Bolton Sixth Form College to obtain his A-levels. He was a law student at the University of Sussex, where he graduated in 1985.
Clive Myrie– family
His mother worked as a seamstress for Mary Quant, while his father was a factory worker who made car batteries. His parents later separated, and his father moved back to Jamaica after retiring.
Clive Myrie’s wife
Myrie is married to the furniture reinforcer and restaurateur, Catherine Myrie.
What is Clive Myrie Salary?
Myrie’s salary has not been revealed.
Clive Myrie Net Worth
Myrie’s net worth ranges from $1-$5 million.
Clive Myrie Career
Myrie joined the BBC in 1987 as a trainee local radio reporter, on the corporation’s graduate journalism program. His first assignment was as a reporter for Radio Bristol in 1988, returning to the BBC after a year with Independent Radio News.
He then reported for Points West, and latterly BBC Television and Radio News. In 1996, he became a BBC foreign correspondent and has since reported from more than 80 countries. He initially became the BBC’s Tokyo correspondent and was then the Los Angeles correspondent from 1997 to 1999. He was appointed a BBC Asia Correspondent in 2002 and was a Paris correspondent from 2006 to 2007. His career has encompassed major stories such as the impeachment of U.S. President Bill Clinton, and wars in Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Iraq. During the 2015 general election, he was the main presenter of Election Tonight at 19:30 and 21:30.
Since 2019, Myrie has focused on BBC One network bulletins with the evening shift presented by a set of relief presenters. Myrie reported extensively from Kathmandu on the earthquake that struck the city on 25 April 2015, including the rescues of two Nepali citizens who were found alive under two collapsed buildings on 30 April 2015. In October 2017, Myrie visited Bangladesh to report on the Rohingya refugee crisis. Myrie occasionally presented on BBC World News, including World News Today, World News America, and the 2016 US election. He appeared as a guest on BBC One’s Have I Got News for You on 15 April 2016. In September 2017, Myrie appeared as a panelist on Richard Osman’s House of Games gameshow. He has also presented with Katty Kay the current affairs program Beyond 100 Days. In 2019, Myrie began presenting the BBC News at Six and BBC News at Ten on alternate Fridays with Sophie Raworth following the departure of Fiona Bruce to Question Time.
He now presents the BBC News at Ten on Fridays and in the absence of Huw Edwards. On 22 March 2021, it was announced that Myrie would become the new host of the BBC Two gameshow Mastermind and its BBC One spin-off show, Celebrity Mastermind, following John Humphrys’ decision to leave after 18 years. Myrie made his debut as host on 23 August 2021. Myrie is also a host of a Jazz FM documentary series called The Definitive History of Jazz In Britain, scheduled for broadcasting over 10 weeks from 4 April to 6 June 2021.
Myrie has received many nods for his work, mainly for her involvement in the Bafta-nominated BBC team in 2000. His reportage of ethnic conflict on the island of Borneo won him the Bayeux-Calvados Award for War Correspondent. In 2016, the University of Staffordshire awarded him an honorary doctorate. He received a doctorate from the University of Sussex in 2019. In 2019. In 2019.
At the RTS Television Journalism Awards 2021, Myrie received the awards for his versatility, dimensions, and conviction both “Television Journalist of the Year” and “Network Presenter of the Year.”