Journalist and Broadcaster
Authoritative MC bringing professionalism, flow and energy to any event.
With twenty years in broadcasting, Claire Brock is an experienced news presenter, interviewer and moderator. An engaging and enthusiastic presenter with a wide knowledge of current affairs, comfortable and informed across a broad range of topics, she is ideally placed to MC and host events. Claire Brock is a presenter on Virgin Media News, where she fronts the channel’s News at 8. As a regular on-screen presence she’s also fronted The Tonight Show.
Claire is an experienced news presenter and journalist best known for anchoring Virgin Media Television’s flagship News at 8. A broadcast journalist with close to 20 years’ professional experience, Claire’s career has spanned both television and radio where she’s presented news and current affairs covering the major news stories of the day, special live events, and interviews.
Claire Brock began her career in TV3 Ireland in 2002, as an assistant producer, before a move to radio. During her time on the airwaves she worked in East Coast FM and Q102, before becoming a main news anchor on Dublin’s 98fm.
Claire was lured back to television in 2007, where she anchored and reported across news programming including The 530, and Tonight with Vincent Browne. Her experience extends to daytime television where she co-presented TV3’s Morning Show with Martin King for a time. She was also a founding producer on FYI, a flagship news show for the channel’s sister station 3e.
Claire joined UTV Ireland in 2014 (now Virgin Media) as part of the newly launched channel’s news line-up where she co-presented the Ireland Live news programme. In 2018 she became the face of Virgin Media Television’s News at 8. Her current affairs presenting experience extends to the Tonight Show, where she has replaced Matt Cooper as presenter, and Newstalk Fm.
Claire graduated from Dublin City University with a journalism degree in 2002.