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Eddie Mair Biography

Eddie Mair is a political pundit, journalist, and broadcaster from Scotland. He was born in Dundee on November 12, 1965, and grew up there. He is the host of BBC Radio 4’s PM, the Radio 4 Saturday iPM, and NewsPod.

Eddie Mair attended two public schools. He went to Whitfield High School (now Braeview Academy School) and turned down a university scholarship to work as a presenter on Radio Tay, a Dundee radio station. Mair began working at a local radio station when he was 17 years old, where he learnt about the medium.

NameEddie Mair
Date of BirthNovember 12, 1965
Age57 years (2022)
Profession/OccupationJournalist, presenter, political commentator
PartnerPaul Kerley
Net worth$500,000

Eddie Mair Background

He was born in Dundee on November 12, 1965, and grew up there. His father drove a lorry and his mother worked as a nurse.

Mair was born in the Scottish city of Dundee. His father drove a lorry and his mother worked as a nurse.

Paul Kerley, a BBC internet journalist based in Harrow, North-West London, is Mair’s partner. Mair met his partner at a BBC annual dinner.

For the 2016-17 financial year, his BBC earnings ranged from £300,000 to £350,000.

Eddie Mair Career

Eddie Mair began his career at the BBC in Glasgow as a sub-editor for Radio Scotland in 1987. He moved into radio and television hosting, hosting Good Morning Scotland and Reporting Scotland, as well as Eddie Mair Live in Radio Scotland’s drive-time slot. He hosted Breakaway on BBC Radio 4 in 1993.

Mair joined Radio 5 Live to conduct the Midday with Mair news show in 1994, after helping to develop the station. He hosted the BBC World Service program “The World” from 1996 until 2000.

Mair hosted the Sunday current affairs show Broadcasting House from its inception in April 1998 until 2003. He became Prime Minister in 2003. Mair has also hosted BBC Two’s Newsnight and BBC Three’s The 7 O’Clock News.

He now hosts PM and iPM on BBC Radio 4 and writes for Radio Times on a regular basis.

Eddie Mair Illness – Eddie Mair Health

As the host of The Eddie Mair Interview, Mair has had the opportunity to share the highs and lows of many people who have suffered from serious illnesses. One such interview is with Steve Hewlett, a Radio 4 presenter who was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in early 2016. Steve revealed how the sickness lead to a fatal health concern, including an unusual weight loss, in the interview. He also discussed his experience from diagnosis through treatment.

Eddie Mair Weight Loss

Eddie Mair Weight Loss will be updated when new information becomes available.

Eddie was confirmed as taking over the drivetime show on LBC from Iain Dale in August 2018, after he moved to nights as part of the station’s new autumn schedule. He began hosting the show Monday through Friday, 4-6 p.m., on September 3, 2018.

Mair was named News Journalist of the Year at the Sony Radio Academy Awards in 2005. He was also nominated for two Sony Awards for Midday with Mair on 5 Live and won a Sony Award for Speech Broadcaster of the Year and Best Breakfast Show.

Eddie received a Gold prize at the Sony Radio Academy Awards in 2012 for his interview with Julie Nicholson, who lost her daughter Jenny in the 7 July 2005 London bombings.
In the same year, the PM program received a Gold award for its coverage of Egypt’s President Hosni Mubarak’s resignation.

In a 2005 vote by the Radio Times, Mair was named the fifth most powerful person in British radio, and the 28th most prominent LGBT person in The Independent on Sunday’s Pink List 2013.

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