Clemmie Moodie

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Clemmie Moodie, 3am editor

Clemmie Moodie (born 8 December 1981)[citation needed] is an English journalist[1] and Associate Showbusiness Editor at the Sun on Sunday.

Early life[edit]

While attending Guildford High School, she played lacrosse for England, South-East Region tennis and cricket for Surrey, and participated in the MCC women's first ever match.[2] She read English Literature at Exeter University and was voted the University Sports Personality of the Year in 2003. She graduated with a First Class Honours Degree.

Journalism career[edit]

In 2004 she joined the Daily Mail[3] as a showbusiness reporter where she worked until 2008 when she was recruited by the then editor of the Daily Mirror, Richard Wallace, to co-edit the 3 am girls column[4] with former Sun reporter, Danielle Lawlor. In October 2010 she took over sole editorship of 3am.[5] She has been nominated four times for the showbiz journalist of the year award.[6]

In March 2013 she was voted Funniest Columnist of a national newspaper in the annual Lafta Awards.[7]

In September 2014 she handed over the reins of the 3am column to her deputy, Ashleigh Rainbird, to become associate features editor at the Daily Mirror.[8] In October 2016 she returned to the Daily Mail.

In April 2018 she joined the Sun on Sunday as Associate Showbusiness Editor.

In the 2019 annual press awards she was named Showbiz Reporter of the Year. [9]

Other media work[edit]

She has discussed current showbiz topics on BBC Breakfast News, Sky News, Good Morning Britain and the Extra Factor on ITV and Channel 5 News. She has been a guest on Radio 1.[10] She appeared on BBC3's England's Worst Ever Football Team.[11] In October 2010 she walked the 63 km Inca Trail with Denise Van Outen,[12] Fearne Cotton, Alexandra Burke,[13] Amanda Byram and six women fighting breast cancer, to raise money for Breast Cancer Care Charity. In September 2012 she took part in the Virgin London Triathlon[14] teaming up with David Hasselhoff and Alexandra Burke. She has competed in three London Marathons. She supports Tottenham Hotspur.[15] She is an ambassador for the Make-A-Wish foundation.[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moodie, Clemmie. "Journalisted". Media Standards Trust. Retrieved 12 March 2013.
  2. ^ Moodie, Clemmie (11 May 1999). "MCC women's Cricket". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 10 January 2013.
  3. ^ Mail, Daily (16 February 2006). "Posh on the slopes". Daily Mail. London. Retrieved 31 December 2012.
  4. ^ Stephen Brook (28 January 2008). "3am reborn today". The Guardian. Retrieved 4 January 2013.
  5. ^ Moodie. "Leveson Inquiry page 28" (PDF). Leveson. Levesoninquiry.org. Retrieved 24 March 2013.
  6. ^ Pressawards. "Showbiz award". Retrieved 31 December 2012.
  7. ^ Laftas, loaded. "Newsbeat". BBC. Retrieved 12 March 2013.
  8. ^ Moodie, Clemmie. "End of an era". Mirror.co.uk. Daily Mirror. Retrieved 21 September 2014.
  9. ^ https://www.societyofeditors.org/soe_news/winners-announced-for-the-national-press-awards-for-2018/
  10. ^ BBC, Radio 1. "Review Show". BBC. Retrieved 12 March 2013.
  11. ^ BBC3. "England's Worst Ever Football Team". bbc.co.uk. BBC. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
  12. ^ Van Outen, Denise (1 October 2010). "Inca Trail". The Daily Telegraph. London. Retrieved 12 March 2013.
  13. ^ Inca, Trail. "Breast Cancer Care". Retrieved 4 January 2013.
  14. ^ Hasselhof, David. "Virgin Active London Triathlon". Retrieved 4 January 2013.
  15. ^ Moodie, Clemmie. "Spurs supporter".
  16. ^ Moodie, Clemmie. "Make a Wish". Make a wish Foundation. Retrieved 12 February 2014.