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Tuesday, March 20, 2012

BBC Journalist Claire Bolderson Moves On

The BBC's Claire Bolderson. (Photo courtesy of the BBC)

After 26 years at the BBC, today is journalist Claire Bolderson’s last day on the job.

She has reported everywhere from Asia to the U.S., and she has been a NewsHour host since returning to London after three-and-a-half years heading up the BBC’s Washington bureau.

Since hanging up her foreign correspondent’s hat, Bolderson has continued to report for BBC radio and television from all over the U.S. and has covered every presidential and mid-term election since 1994.

Bolderson tells Here & Now’s Robin Young that she’s not sure what she’ll do next, but she may take on more of a voice.

“Maybe it is time to go and do something, be a bit more of an advocate, maybe some commentary, some opinion, just pushing the envelope a little bit further than I would ever want to do at the BBC,” she said.

Guest:

  • Claire Bolderson, BBC journalist

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  • http://twitter.com/kentuckyloan Joel Lobb

    I will miss her. I really enjoyed her reporting.

    • Barbara Borelli

      I enjoyed her also.   I wish her the best and hope that she goes on to even greater things.       Barbara Borelli

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=634172607 Brian Applegate

    best of luck to her, she has been a wonderful reporter. she will be sorely missed.

  • Aeronca65t

    Always enjoyed her reporting. Very professional!

  • smotianey

    I will miss her. She has been a constant during my drive to work everyday. She was always more interesting and engaging than the other hosts of the News Hour. I wish her the very best!!

  • Suznort

    Your reporting Claire, was concise and yet personal. I will miss your distintive voice, and wish you well.
    Suzin Greenway, Stockbridge, MI USA

  • Beth Miller

    She is the best in the business and will be sorely missed. Good luck, Claire.

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