presntenter and journalist

About mariclare



Mariclare Carey-Jones is a talented Presenter and Broadcast Journalist, who has travelled the world filming television and radio shows.

Her great passions are wildlife and rural affairs, which is why she can currently be heard presenting and reporting for Radio 4’s Farming Today programme and for Country Focus on BBC Radio Wales. She recently made a documentary called ‘Saving Gentle Giants’ about elephant conservation in Laos and she also presented and produced Animal Sanctuary for the Made Television Network. In addition, Mariclare has been a guest on The One Show on BBC One talking about tortoise conservation, and she has fronted many news features on countryside issues for ITV Wales.


Alongside her television and radio work, Mariclare recently completed a Masters Degree in Wildlife and Conservation Management at the University of South Wales, which she passed with merit. Her dissertation was an investigation into the UK primate pet trade and she was asked to write about her findings for the Primate Society of Great Britain’s quarterly publication, Primate Eye.

Mariclare supports a range of animal charities, she is also a member of the International Tortoise Association and she volunteers for The Frenchie & Friends Foundation dog rescue. She is also an Ambassador for the Marie Curie Cardiff and Vale Hospice.