90.9 WBUR - Boston's NPR news station
Top Stories:
PLEDGE NOW
Here and Now with Robin Young
Public radio's live
midday news program
With sponsorship from
Mathworks - Accelerating the pace of engineering and science
Accelerating the pace
of engineering and science
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

Please follow our community rules when engaging in comment discussion on this site.
Robin and Jeremy

Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

October 30 3 Comments

How Athletes Are Getting ‘Faster, Higher, Stronger’

Mark McClusky says for elite athletes today, pushing boundaries and breaking records is all about "the aggregation of marginal gains."

October 30 12 Comments

A Computer Model Forecasts Ebola’s Future Path

With the virus in Africa, the U.S. and Europe, experts have created a computer model to predict where it could go next.

October 29 Comment

Reporter Crosses Into Syria To Tell Stories Of Fighters

Holly Williams of CBS discusses some of the people she's interviewed, including women soldiers on the frontlines.

October 29 9 Comments

How Far Have We Come Since The Financial Crisis?

Or are we already going backwards? We ask Michael Lewis, author of books including "Flash Boys" and "Liar's Poker."