Clare McDonnell (born 2nd January 1967) is a Sony Radio Academy Awards winning British radio broadcaster and presenter.


 [hide*1 Career


Clare began as a reporter in local radio in England, and from there moved on to be a radio presenter.

For several years, she presented the Breakfast Show on BBC GLR Radio, and many shows on national radio, such as the "Trade Update" series on BBC Radio 1, and "Global" on BBC Radio Five Live, also working on the Nicky Campbell Show on Five Live as the Euro News presenter.

Clare was a television presenter on Liquid News, an entertainment news show on BBC One and BBC Three.

She was one of the original presenters at the launch of BBC Radio 6 Music in March 2002, starting with a Saturday afternoon show.[1] She later presented the weekend overnight music show on Saturday and Sunday until her final broadcast on BBC Radio 6 Music on 28 March 2010.

In January 2010 she started co-presenting the breakfast show with John Warnett on BBC Radio Kent.

Personal life[edit]Edit

She is married to musician Paul Simmonds of the band The Men They Couldn't Hang.

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