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Clare Frisby - Compere at the Visit York Conference

Clare Frisby


Clare Frisby is a presenter for the Yorkshire and North Midlands version of Look North and she also presents the popular Radio York Saturday morning show, Finders Keepers.

Clare presents the lunchtime bulletins on Look North each weekday. During her time with ‘Look North’, she has won BT News Broadcaster of the Year award for the North East and Yorkshire region.

She studied Politics at Hull University, graduating in 1989. She became a BBC News trainee in London in October 1989 and worked in newsrooms throughout the UK for the BBC and was one of the few female reporters in Saudi Arabia during the Gulf War. She was at BBC Radio York for four years. Her television début was as a presenter on Look North and went on to present other bulletins for the region and the neighbouring BBC Yorkshire and Lincolnshire area.

Clare was one of 18 high-profile Yorkshire women chosen by Councillor Bernard Atha to share the role of consort Lady Mayoress of Leeds 2000–01.

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