Clare Balding OBE is an all round presenter, writer and broadcaster.
Clare Balding has worked in radio for over 15 years and been a leading sports presenter on television since becoming the face of the BBC’s racing output in 1998. Clare Balding won a Bafta Special Award and Winner of the BAFTA Special Award and RTS Presenter of the Year Award for her expert coverage of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games,
Clare Balding has worked on four Olympic Games, three Paralympics and three Winter Olympics. Clare can turn her hand to any sport from Horse Racing to Rugby League, Swimming to Golf The Boat Race to the Tennis Lord Mayor’s show Royal occasions and even Crufts! Live events are her forte and she has an undoubted ability of getting the most out of the people she interviews
Clare Balding has been part of BAFTA Award winning programmes, has been voted RTS Sports Presenter of the Year, Racing Journalist of the Year, has presented Sony Award winning programmes and been praised for ‘perfect presentation’ by the judges of the Broadcast Awards. She has hosted Radio 4 programmes such as Rambling, Britain by Bike and is currently the host of BBC Rasio 2 Good Morning Sunday
Clare is also a bestselling author, and her first book, My Animals and Other Family was published in 2012. Based on her childhood growing up in an unusual household, it was published to critical acclaim and went onto win biography of the year at the National Book Awards.
Clare Balding is an experienced Awards Host, a lively and amusing After Dinner Speaker and an authoritative voice over artist and all round great person.