Clare Balding OBE

SHORTLISTED NOMINEE: 

CELEBRITY OF THE YEAR –


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 is one of Britain’s leading broadcasters. She is also a best-selling and award-winning author of five books and an ardent campaigner for improved coverage of women’s sport. Clare has been a regular voice on BBC radio since she left university in 1994, and has been presenting major events on television and radio since becoming the face of the BBC’s horse racing output in 1998. Earlier this year, Clare hit out at her employer as she and other female journalists formed a working group to address the pay gap. Clare is a patron of a number of charities including Diversity Role Models and Riding For The Disabled, and regularly gets involved with their fund-raising initiatives by conducting auctions, public speaking and donating editorial content.


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