Gabriel Clarke

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Gabriel Clarke
Born Gabriel Sean Clarke
(1963-12-05) 5 December 1963 (age 52)
Kensington, London, England
Nationality British
Alma mater University of London
Occupation Television journalist
Documentary film maker

Gabriel Clarke is an award-winning TV journalist and documentary filmmaker.

Clarke earned an English Literature degree from the University of London and began his journalistic career with local newspapers in Somerset and Bristol. He started his sports broadcasting career with Radio Trent in the East Midlands before moving into TV.

Clarke joined ITV Sport in 1991, as a reporter for the Saint and Greavsie television programme.[1]

He has worked across ITV Sport's output covering European Championships, World Cups, Rugby World Cups, the Boat Race and World Championship boxing.

He was a roving reporter with the England national football team at the 2006 and 2010 FIFA World Cup, and UEFA Euro 2012.

Clarke has been named the Royal Television Society Sports News Reporter of the Year three times: 2001, 2002 and 2005.[2][3][4] He is also the winner of the Royal Television Society awards for Sports Feature (2002, 2005) and Sports Creative Sequence (2002).

Documentaries[edit]

Title Notes
Calzaghe: No Average Joe (2006)
Amir Khan, The Story So Far (2007)
Clough (2009) Nominated for Grierson Award in "Most entertaining documentary" category.[5]
When Playboys Ruled The World (2010)
Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans (2015)

Personal life[edit]

He is the son of Jane Harris and film director Alan Clarke (1935–90), whose work includes Scum, Made in Britain and The Firm. Clarke Snr., an Everton F.C. supporter named his son after Scotland and Everton forward Jimmy Gabriel.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Reporters: Gabriel Clarke". ITV Football. Archived from the original on 13 December 2006. Retrieved 5 May 2015. 
  2. ^ http://www.rts.org.uk/television-sport-awards-2001
  3. ^ http://www.rts.org.uk/television-sport-awards-2002
  4. ^ http://www.rts.org.uk/television-sport-awards-2005
  5. ^ "Full shortlist for the Grierson documentary awards". TheGuardian. 6 August 2009. Retrieved 5 May 2015. 
  6. ^ Kelly, Richard T. (1998). Alan Clarke. London: Faber and Faber. ISBN 9780571196098. 

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