Claire Brock

Virgin Media News Journalist and Presenter on The Tonight Show

Authoritative MC bringing professionalism, flow and energy to any event.


With over twenty years in broadcasting, Claire Brock is an experienced news and current affairs presenter, interviewer, and moderator. An engaging and enthusiastic anchor 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 hosts the Tonight Show, the flagship current affairs programme on Virgin Media Television. As a regular on-screen presence, she’s an established news anchor covering major stories and live news events.

Claire began her career in TV3 Ireland in 2002, as an assistant news producer, before a move to radio. During her time on the airwaves she worked in the newsroom 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 News at 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-anchored the Ireland Live news programme.

In 2018 she became the face of Virgin Media Television’s News at 8. She now co-hosts VMTV’s The Tonight Show, a cutting edge news programme, providing debate and analysis, four nights a week.

Claire graduated from Dublin City University with a journalism degree in 2002.




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