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Jeremy Paxman

Jeremy Paxman

Jeremy Paxman is Britain’s best-known journalist and broadcaster, and has recently taken to our screens to interrogate David Cameron and Ed Miliband in ‘The Battle For Number 10’ election interviews on Sky News.

Jeremy’s journalistic career began in Northern Ireland, where he covered the Troubles for three years. He was a reporter on Tonight and then on Panorama, where assignments took him all over the world. He became a presenter in the mid-80s, working first on London Plus and later on the BBC’s Breakfast Time. For four years he presented Radio 4’s Start the Week, and he has chaired University Challenge since 1994. Jeremy is perhaps best recognised from BBC Two’s Newsnight which he presented from 1989–2014, becoming the programme’s longest serving presenter.

His books include Friends in High Places; Fish, Fishing and the Meaning of Life; The English; The Political Animal and On Royalty.

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