Radio 1 Presenter
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Alongside being a household Radio 1 name, Clara has hosted coverage of the Brits and the Baftas, taken a critical look at the fame industry, interviewed stars of stage and screen, and competed on Strictly, as well as celebrity editions of Pointless and Masterchef.
Clara Amfo is a TV and radio presenter known for the energy and knowledge she brings to music, interviews and live performances on BBC Radio 1. She took over the reins of the Future Sounds show from Annie Mac and previously hosted the Radio 1 daytime show, including its world-famous Live Lounge slot, and the Chart Show.
Starting her broadcasting career at Kiss FM, Clara soon moved to host the 1Xtra breakfast show and appear on MTV before heading to the BBC.
On TV, Clara has hosted coverage of the Brit Awards, the MOBOs, and the Baftas, as well as being a part of the BBC’s Glastonbury presenting team. She’s interviewed stars from Nicki Minaj to Spike Lee, Drake and Britney Spears. Her 1Xtra documentary Deeper than Skin was widely praised for it’s look at the sensitive subject of skin bleaching, whilst she also look a critical look at the fame industry for Newnight’s culture-focused spin-off, Artsnight.
As well as competing in Strictly Come Dancing, Clara has appeared on Would I Lie to You?, Celebrity Juice, Pointless Celebrities and Celebrity Masterchef, and has reported for The One Show.
For IWD 2021, Clara was immortalised as a Barbie Shero doll. She was awarded the Special Recognition Award at Stylist’s Remarkable Women Awards and in was named an Ambassador for Pantene’s Gold Series.
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