Stephen Clements Bio
Stephen Clements was a broadcaster who had presented the mid-morning Stephen Clements Show on the station since September. Peter Johnston, director of the BBC Northern Ireland, said: “We are sorry to hear the sad news of the death of our partner Clements.
Quick Facts You Need to Know
- Married father-of-two Stephen Clements joined the station last summer
- Clements, 47, had been the long-time presenter of Q Radio’s breakfast show
- He worked as a presenter for BBC NI’s coverage of Open golf championship
- In September, Clements became the host of Radio Ulster’s mid-morning show
Stephen Clements Career
Clements began his radio career with Citybeat. He then hosted Q Radio’s Breakfast Show for seven years, before moving to the BBC in September 2019.
During his time at Q Radio, the Q Radio breakfast show became one of the most-listened-to radio programmes in Northern Ireland. In June 2019, Clements announced that he was leaving the station to join BBC Northern Ireland. He took over Radio Ulster’s mid-morning programme from veteran presenter Sean Coyle in September 2019.
Stephen Clements BBC Presenter
He subsequently co-presented the BBC NI TV series Open for Summer during the Open Golf Championship in Portrush in 2019. He also co-hosted BBC Northern Ireland’s Children in Need programme in November 2019 with Holly Hamilton.
Stephen Clements Age
Clements died on January 7, 2020. He was 47 years old.
Stephen Clements Education
Clements completed his education from Grammar School and attended Ulster University.
Stephen Clements Wife
He was married.
Stephen Clements Children
Stephen Clements and his wife had 2 children.
Stephen Clements Death
Stephen Clements died on January 7, 2020, at age 47. Stephen’s brother Gavin Clements confirmed his death in a statement. The brother said, “We are devastated to lose Stephen who was deeply loved by his family and friends. We would ask for time to come to terms with this news and for privacy at this difficult time.”
BBC Northern Ireland director Peter Johnston said, “We are sorry to bring you the sad news of the passing of our colleague Stephen Clements. Our thoughts are with Stephen’s family, friends and colleagues, at this difficult time.”
Q Radio tweeted: “We are heartbroken today to learn that our former Q Radio Breakfast show host, colleague and friend Stephen Clements has died suddenly at the age of 47.”
Autism NI, which Stephen was a patron of, tweeted: “Autism NI are saddened to hear the sad passing of our Patron Stephen Clements. Our thoughts and prayers are with his immediate family and friends. Stephen was a great supporter for autism across Northern Ireland.”
TV presenter Eamonn Holmes wrote on Twitter, “No more chats @radiostephen …. I’ll miss you , your listeners will miss you. My Heartfelt condolences to your family. A lesson for us all to live life because we don’t know how long it will last. Sad , sad times. How can you be gone ? #RIP.”
Fellow BBC Radio Ulster presenter Stephen Nolan said, “Stephen – your warmth on air was a true reflection of the real you – a kind, decent human being with so much natural talent. My heartfelt condolences to your family. We will miss you.”
The Mary Peters Trust tweeted: “We are so sad to hear about the loss of Stephen Clements who was a great supporter of the Trust. Love and thoughts with his family.”
Stephen Clements Cause of Death
Stephen Clements’ cause of death was not revealed.
Stephen Clements Instagram
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25 years apart! Someone just sent this to me! I don’t actually remember being in the band 911, but clearly I was Any girl who dated me at university, seriously, I thank you from the bottom of my curtains! WTF!?!? 🤷🏻♂️🤦🏻♂️😂 #throwback Back on @bbcradioulster tomorrow morning from 10.30am
Stephen Clements Tributes
Absolutely devastating news. Have been a fan since Q days. We were in touch over Christmas & New Year. An incredible talent who was always willing to help others. Please keep his wife, little children and wider family in your prayers. https://t.co/oJ16TD3Qe3
— Arlene Foster (@DUPleader) January 7, 2020
We are so sad to hear about the loss of Stephen Clements who was a great supporter of the Trust. Love and thoughts with his family.
— Mary Peters Trust (@MaryPetersTrust) January 7, 2020
No more chats @radiostephen …. I’ll miss you , your listeners will miss you. My Heartfelt condolences to your family. A lesson for us all to live life because we don’t know how long it will last. Sad , sad times. How can you be gone ? #RIP
— Eamonn Holmes (@EamonnHolmes) January 7, 2020
Stephen – your warmth on air was a true reflection of the real you – a kind, decent human being with so much natural talent.
My heartfelt condolences to your family.
We will miss you.
— Stephen Nolan (@StephenNolan) January 7, 2020
Autism NI are saddened to hear the sad passing of our Patron Stephen Clements. Our thoughts and prayers are with his immediate family and friends. Stephen was a great supporter for autism across Northern Ireland. pic.twitter.com/pwCC4lTlAX
— Autism NI (@AutismNIPAPA) January 7, 2020