Clara Amfo is a dynamic young broadcaster who can currently be heard on Radio 1.
Starting out her radio career at KISS FM UK presenting the overnight show,she quickly ascended to the Saturday Breakfast and then drive time show,reaching audiences of 1 million on a weekly basis.
Her work earned her a prestigious Sony Radio Award nomination for ‘Rising Star’, where industry judges said “her energy, understanding and obvious love of radio was absolutely infectious”.
Never afraid of a big crowd,she hosted Crisis Presents at The Hammersmith Apollo,as well as The Transformation Trust’s annual Rock Assembly at London’s 02 Arena to an audience of 16,000.
In September 2013, she joined BBC Radio 1Xtra to present the weekend breakfast show. Since joining she hit the ground running by making a series of artist focused documentaries from their annual 1Xtra Live event as well as presenting from The MOBO Awards red carpet coverage.
As well radio,this year has seen Clara present the BBC Three coverage of Radio 1’s Big Weekend,T in The Park and Glastonbury festival.