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Clive Myrie Biography

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Clive Myrie

Facts of Clive Myrie

Date of Birth: 1964 , August-25
Birth Nation: United Kingdom

Quick Timeline of Clive Myrie

1964 Born in Bolton, United Kingdom
1985 Graduated from University of Sussex
1988 Joined Radio Bristol
1996 Became a BBC foreign correspondent
2015 Coverage of Nepal Earthquake
2009 Appointed as presenter in BBC News Channel

Detail Timeline of Clive Myrie

August 25 , 1964

Born in Bolton, United Kingdom

Television journalist, Clive Myrie was born on August 25, 1964 in Bolton, United Kingdom. He was born to a Jamaican family whose parents divorced when he was young and he started living with his mother, Lynne Marie.

1985

Graduated from University of Sussex

Clive attained the Hayward Grammar School, in Bolton. He also joined University of Sussex and completed his graduation in 1985. From the same university, he completed Law program.

1988

Joined Radio Bristol

At starting of his professional career, Myrie worked as a reporter for Radio Bristol in 1988. He then became the reporter of Point West and latterly BBC Television and Radio News. 

1996

Became a BBC foreign correspondent

Clive became BBC foreign correspondent in 1996. At first, he became Tokyo BBC correspondent. His career has encompassed major stories such as the impeachment of the US President, Bill Clinton, wars in Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq. 

2015

Coverage of Nepal Earthquake

Clive was appointed as a BBC reporter for the coverage of the earthquake that struck in the Nepal on 25 April 2015. He also covered the news of two Nepali citizens who were found alive under the collapsed buildings on 30 April 2015.

2009

Appointed as presenter in BBC News Channel

Clive Myrie appointed as the presenter of retired Chris Lowe in BBC News Channel in the year 2009. Since joining BBC News, Myrie has presented the BBC Weekend News, weekend editions of BBC News at Ten and BBC Breakfast; both on BBC One. 

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Clive Myrie once rumored to be a gay, however, later he proved it wrong while he married Cathrine. Byrie keeps most of his personal information out of media, so the details regarding his children and family life are not disclosed in web and media. 

Myrie attended Hayward Grammar School in Bolton and the University of Sussex and graduated with a law degree in 1985 at the age of 20.

Clive started his career in journalism, after his graduation. At the start, he worked as a reporter for Radio Bristol in 1988. After a year, he became a foreign correspondent for BBC foreign correspondent.

Myrie holds an English nationality and is of black British ethnicity.  Although the exact figure of hi net worth and salary is under review, as he works for one of the top news channels in the world he must receive a big amount as salary and should have a net worth of over million dollars.