Eddie Mair; LBC, Twitter, Paul Kerley, BBC, Age, Gay, Education

Published Date: 19 Jan, 2020 Updated date: 19 Jan, 2020 By Celebs Podium

Eddie Mair, a Scottish broadcast journalist, is a famous face in the world of media for his long-haul alliance with the BBC radio and television network. Eddie formerly served as a host of BBC Radio 4’s long-running show, PM.

Besides basking on an alluring professional career, Eddie Mair shares a blissful bond with his partner, who not only possesses the same gender but shares the same profession as well. 

Eddie Mair’s Short Bio: Age, Education

Eddie Mair, age 54, was born on 12 November 1965, in Dundee, Scotland. His father served as a lorry driver, whereas his mother worked as a nurse for a long time.

Eddie did his schooling from the Whitfield High School, in the Dundee housing scheme, Whitfield. There, he started his amateur broadcasting career by using the public address system in his school.

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Media Career: BBC Success

Eddie Maie commenced his professional media by presenting on Radio Tay, a local Dundee station, after rejecting a University place.

A career high for Eddie came when he grabbed the post of sub-editor for Radio Scotland right after joining BBC in 1987. Subsequently, he moved on to present Good Morning Scotland and also the Eddie Mair Live for Radio Scotland.

Besides, Mair hosted the Sunday current affairs program, Broadcasting House since its initial episode in April 1998 until 2003. Moreover, he took charge of BBC Radio 4’s long-haul evening news and current affairs program, PM.


Eddie Mair gearing up for his broadcast on LBC (Picture: BBC)

To the recent, back at the start of July 2018, Eddie declared that he would leave the BBC network, hosting his final PM show on 17 August 2018. The very next day, he was declared as the part of LBC, a London-based radio station.

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Media Honors

For his hard work and unstoppable media dedication, Mair was awarded the News Journalist award at the Sony Radio Academy Awards in 2005. Eddie also received a Sony Award for Speech Broadcaster of the Year and Best Breakfast Show. 


Eddie Mair alongside Clive Anderson with the Speech Broadcaster Award for BBC Radio’s PM (Picture: Getty Images)

Apart from that, he also bagged a Gold Award in 2012, for his talk with Julie Nicholson, who lost her beautiful daughter in the 2005’s London bombings.

Openly-Gay Eddie Mair Shares Romance With Paul Kerley

Eddie Mair is another famous media personality who fears none when it comes to revealing his sexual orientation in public. Besides living openly as a gay person, Mair has announced his compelling bond with the BBC journalist, Paul Kerley. Paul serves as a journalist for BBC online, in Harrow, North-West London.

Eddie met his partner in an annual function of BBC. Soon after, the couple clicked with one another and started living together as a resounding pair.

As Mair has already opened about his sexual preference, the rumors regarding his possible wife or divorce is out of the context. He is in a good place with his same-gender partner and surely thinking of getting married to him shortly.

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Some Interesting Facts About Eddie Mair

  • Since 3 September 2018, Eddie resent drivetime show on LBC Monday-Friday at 4-6.
  • He was named as the fifth moth powerful person in British radio during a 2005 poll in the Radio Times.
  • He has over 80.1K followers on his Twitter account.
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