Clara Amfo is a fresh and dynamic young broadcaster who can currently be heard on BBC Radio 1Xtra.
She’s interviewed a spectrum of the world’s best known artists including Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Pharrell Williams, Spike Lee, Justin Bieber, Drake, Nicki Minaj, Jennifer Lopez, and Mary J. Blige.
Starting out her radio career at KISS FM presenting the overnight show, she quickly ascended to the Saturday Breakfast and drive time shows reaching audiences of 1 million on a weekly basis.
Her radio 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”.
She has travelled to Ghana with her work for the charity Plan and has reported from some of the biggest musical festivals in the UK including Wireless, Global Gathering, SW4 and NASS.
Clara has also hosted the British Premiere of ‘Red Riding Hood’ as well as The Transformation Trust’s annual Rock Assembly at London’s 02 Arena to an audience of 16,000.
In September, Clara 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, presenting from The MOBO Awards red carpet coverage and reporting from BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend.