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Clive Myrie

Clive Myrie


Clive Myrie is a multi-award-winning journalist, one of the BBC’s most experienced foreign correspondents and a household name as a BBC News presenter. In 2021 he took over as the host of the long-running BBC TV series, Mastermind.



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 numerous Congressional mid-term elections, as well as seven Presidential races, including the elections of Donald Trump and Joe Biden.



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.



In 2022, Myrie travelled to Ukraine to report from the front line for the BBC. 



He was born in Bolton, Lancashire and studied law at the University of Sussex.