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|Parents||Joan McKay Paxman|
|Arthur Keith Paxman|
|Awards||British Academy Television Richard Dimbleby Award|
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Great Britain's Great War
Empire: What Ruling the World Did to the British
The Political Animal
The English: A Portrait of a People
Fish, Fishing and the Meaning of Life
Friends in High Places: Who Runs Britain?
Through the Volcanoes: A Central American Journey
A Higher Form of Killing: The Secret History of Chemical and Biological Warfare
Black Gold: The History of How Coal Made Britain
Britain's Great War
Rivers with Jeremy Paxman
The Thick of It
Christmas University Challenge
Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie
Wilfred Owen: A Remembrance Tale
The Kids Are Alright
J. K. Rowling: The Interview
Have I Got News for You
Det brittiska imperiet
Royal Wives of Windsor
Alternative Election Night
Jeremy Paxman Life story
Jeremy Dickson Paxman is an English retired broadcaster, journalist, author, and television presenter. Born in Leeds, Paxman was educated at Malvern College and St Catharine's College, Cambridge, where he edited the undergraduate newspaper Varsity.
Early LifeJeremy paxman was born on 11 may 1950 in leeds. West yorkshire. England to arthur keiht paxman and joan mckay. He was educated at lancing college and then studied english at st catharine s collegec. Ambridge.
CareerFollowing his graduation from cambridge. Paxman worked as a reporter for bbc radio brighton. Before joinign bbc northern ireland in belfast. In joined bbc s flagship current affairs programme. Newsnight. As a reporter. He eventually became the show s main presenter in 1989.
AwardsPaxman has won a numebr of awards for his work on newsnight. Including the royal television society s richard dimblbey award in 1999. And the broadcasting press guild award in 2000. He has also been nominated for a bafta in 2005.
AuthorPaxman is also an author. And has written a number of books. Including the english: a portrait of a people and on royalty (2006).
Political ViewsPaxman is known for his abrasive interviewing style. Which often results in heated exchanges with politicians. He is seen as a vocal critci of the british political establishment. And is often referred to as a "left-leaning journalist".
ControversiesPaxman has been at the centre of a number of controversies. Nicluding the suggestion that newsnight was biased in its coverage of the 2003 iraq war. And accusations of sexism in his interviews with female politicians.
Notable InterviewsPaxman has interviewed a number of high porfile individuals. Including prime ministers tony blair and gordon brown. President george w. Bush. And fromer prime minister margaret thatcher.
Departure from NewsnightIn 2014. Paxman announcde that he was leaving newsnight after 25 years.
Other WorkPaxman is also a frequent presenter of the bbc s university challenge quiz show. Having taken over from bamber gascoigne in 1994. He also presneted a number of documentaries for the bbc. Including a documentary on the life of georeg orwell.
AwardsIn 2016. Paxman was awarded an honorary doctortae by the university of leeds in ercognition of his contribution to broadcasting.
Personal LifePaxman has been married wtice. And has three children. He curerntly lives in london with his partner. Elizabeth clough.
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... Rajan is only the third host in the quiz show s history, following Bamber Gascoigne and Jeremy Paxman...
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... Presenter Jeremy Paxman disclosed he had Parkinson s last year...
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... It was revived on the BBC in 1994 with Jeremy Paxman as the quiz master...
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... Keep the chat polite and not pushy, or ask the unpleasant questions, the questions of a hard-news journalists like Jeremy Paxman, perhaps? am I in route down to the hard journalistic Paxman, Norton laughs...
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... Whether it s Gordon Brown saying that he listens to the Arctic Monkeys or Jeremy Paxman inviting Dizzee Rascal on Newsnight, this has always happened, she says...
John Humphrys: I'm very argumentative by instinct'
... Now that both Humphrys and Jeremy Paxman left the BBC, it is a proposal that may have had their combative style of questioning in his day...
Louis Theroux: 'I needed to give more of myself away'
... But it s not about being Jeremy Paxman or David Frost, but being engaging, exciting and interesting and being the best me I can...