37 minutes | May 25, 2021

“And that diversity, as we all know, matters”: Clive Myrie - News Correspondent and Presenter

Clive Myrie

Leila is joined by Clive Myrie – News Presenter and Correspondent.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU WILL LEARN ABOUT

·  What Clive openly acknowledges as a very happy and lucky childhood, during which he attended a grammar school in Bolton after his parents emigrated to the UK from Jamaica

·  How Clive moved from studying law at university to a career in journalism

·  The ongoing lack of black front-line TV presenters and correspondents in the UK, and how essential it is to improve this level of representation

·  Mental health concerns for modern day journalists

RESOURCES & INFORMATION MENTIONED

Twitter @CliveMyrieBBC

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clive_Myrie

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