Jeremy Vine has proved himself to be a stalwart on the broadcasting scene having come to prominence over 25 years ago on Radio 2 and as a presenter on Points of View. Jeremy’s credits also include his own daily radio show on Radio 2, BBC1’s Points of View on Sundays, the popular quiz show Eggheads, Jeremy Vine on Channel 5 as well as working his magic with the graphics on BBC election specials. His after-dinner presentations are both informative and entertaining.
Jeremy Vine has proved himself to be a stalwart on the broadcasting scene having come to prominence over 25 years ago on Radio 2 and as a presenter on Points of View.
He studied English Literature at Durham University, then in 1986 began his career as a trainee reporter at the Coventry Evening Telegraph, before moving to the BBC as a news trainee, Today reporter. During this time, he was ambushed by rebels in Croatia and almost died. Subsequent roles have included, political correspondent, Africa correspondent based in Johannesburg and Newsnight presenter alongside Jeremy Paxman.
Jeremy was also one of only four presenters in the history of Panorama, the world’s oldest current affairs show where he presented in the highly regarded company of David Dimbleby, Richard Dimbleby and Sir Robin Day.
His daily programme, The Jeremy Vine Show on Radio 2, was one of the most listened-to radio news programmes in the UK, having overtaken Radio 4’s flagship Today.
He is also famed for his appearances on BBC1's Points of View on Sundays, as the Chairman of Eggheads, the popular teatime staple which is now one of the longest-running quiz shows in British TV history, Jeremy Vine on Channel 5, the daytime current affairs show and for presenting the graphics for all BBC election specials.
On the lighter side, Jeremy has donned his dancing shoes and taken to the Strictly Come Dancing ballroom as a contestant, jiving, quickstepping and cha-chaing his way through to the eighth week.
Jeremy’s autobiography It’s All News to Me tells the vivid story of 25 years at the BBC in his unmistakably lively and self-deprecating style.