Clive Malcolm Griffiths

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Clive Malcolm Griffiths worked for several Italian TV and radio stations, including Videomusic, Radio Deejay and Italia 1, and Radio Monte Carlo.

Early days[edit]

Born on 26 January in St Leonards-on-Sea, Sussex, UK, he started his career in the media in 1984 as TV presenter and producer for Videomusic, the first musical TV channel in Europe. presented the Italian links for the World Music Video Awards (300 million viewers) with Bill Wyman and Rick Hutton in 1986 and Estate Rock with Ron Wood on RAI 1. After English teaching programs on Italia 1 and Telemontecarlo in 1990 leaves the world of television and music. Clive subsequently created and organized festivals:

  • "Erotica", from 1992 to 1994 in Bologna, the first European show about eroticism with the nearly total exclusion of pornography
  • "Ecologica", from 1995 to 1997 in Florence, Bologna and Rome.

TV and radio[edit]

From 1997 he went back to his roots in television and radio, writing and presenting sketches for "Le Iene", a daily program on Italia 1, an Italian TV channel. From 1997 to 2000 he worked on the Brit Awards and other programs on TVL, broadcast on Stream, an Italian cable TV platform. From October 1998 to June 2000 he broadcast "Wordaday" on the Italian Radio Deejay, a daily micro-program about the English language. Since 2000, Clive has worked for Radio Monte Carlo, where he broadcasts "Monte Carlo Nights" and then his micro-program about English language, "Speak easy".[1]


  1. ^ (29 October 2009) Griffiths in cattedra A lezione di inglese con i testi di canzoni, Il Giornale di Vicenza (in Italian), Retrieved November 13, 2010

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