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Jeremy Paxman

Jeremy Paxman

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Jeremy Paxman is a journalist, author and television presenter famed for his abrasive and forthright style of interviewing.

Jeremy Paxman was born in Yorkshire, educated at Malvern College in Worcestershire & received his degree (in English) from St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge.

For three years in the mid-seventies, Jeremy Paxman was based in Northern Ireland, where he covered the Troubles for the BBC.

In 1977, he joined the Tonight programme, for which he was a roving reporter.  This was followed by five years as a reporter on Panorama where assignments took him frequently to Africa, the Americas & the Middle East.

Since 1989 he has anchored BBC Two’s Newsnight & for several years, he has also presented Start the Week on BBC Radio 4.

Jeremy became chairman of BBC Two’s University Challenge in 1994.

His documentaries include Wilfred Owen: A Remembrance Tale, a documentary series on Victorian paintings.

Jeremy has written widely for newspapers & magazines & his books include; A Higher Form of Killing (with Robert Harris), Through the Volcanoes: A Central American Journey, Friends in High Places: Who Runs Britain?, Fish, Fishing & the Meaning of Life & the best-sellers The English: A Portrait of a People, The Political Animal: An Anatomy, On Royalty & The Victorians: Britain Through the Paintings of the Age.

Jeremy’s charitable interests include homelessness, mental health & education.  In his spare time he enjoys fly-fishing.

He is an honorary Fellow of St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge & a Fellow by Special Election of St. Edmund Hall, Oxford.

Jeremy’s awards include: Royal Television Society: Award for International Current Affairs / Voice of the Listener & Viewer: Award for Best Contribution to Television / BAFTA: Richard Dimbleby Award / Royal Television Society: Interview/Presenter of the Year / Broadcasting Press Guild: Award for Best TV Performer in a Non-Acting Role / Variety Club: Media Personality of the Year.

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