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Jeremy Paxman

Motivational Speaker Jeremy Paxman
  • Award winning journalist, broadcaster and author.
  • Long standing chair of University Challenge and former host of Newsnight.
  • Known for his no nonsense style of questioning politicians.
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Jeremy Paxman

Motivational Speaker Jeremy Paxman
  • Award winning journalist, broadcaster and author.
  • Long standing chair of University Challenge and former host of Newsnight.
  • Known for his no nonsense style of questioning politicians.

Jeremy Paxman is one of the UK’s best known and respected broadcasters and journalists. His skill and popularity in chairing and facilitating conferences is unrivalled. 

Jeremy has a unique interviewing style and is known for his in depth probing and questioning of politicians on Newsnight, which he anchored from  1989 until 2014 and has hosted University Challenge since 1994.

In the mid seventies, Jeremy Paxman was based in Northern Ireland, where he covered the troubles for the BBC.  He joined the Tonight programme, in 1977, followed by five years reporting for Panorama, where assignments took him frequently to Africa, the Americas and the Middle East before anchoring Newsnight. 

Paxman has twice won the Richard Dimbleby Award, Bafta’s most prestigious award for current affairs and written numerous books that include:

  • ‘A Higher Form of Killing’
  • ‘Through the Volcanoes: A Central American Journey’
  • ‘Friends in High Places: Who Runs Britain?’
  • ‘Fish, Fishing and The Meaning of Life’
  • ‘The English: A Portrait of a People’
  • ‘The Political Animal: An Anatomy’
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