Tue 9th Sep 2014
Jeremy Paxman to headline NI Chamber gala event
Award-winning journalist, author and television presenter Jeremy Paxman has been announced as the keynote speaker at the Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry President’s Banquet later this year.
The well-known television personality, who has worked for the BBC since 1977 and has been the presenter of Newsnight, University Challenge and many BBC documentaries, will visit Northern Ireland for the gala event at Titanic Belfast on 20 November 2014.
For three years in the mid-seventies, Jeremy was based in Northern Ireland, where he covered the Troubles for the BBC. In 1977, he joined the Tonight programme, for which he was a roving reporter. This was followed by five years as a reporter on Panorama, where assignments took him frequently to Africa, the Americas and the Middle East.
Between 1989 and 2014 he anchored Britain’s premier news analysis programme, Newsnight (nightly, BBC2). For several years, he also presented Start the Week on BBC Radio Four. In 1994 he became chairman of University Challenge.
The NI Chamber President’s Banquet takes place on Thursday 20 November 2014 from 7pm until late at Titanic Belfast. The event is supported by BT, Carson McDowell, 4c Executive Search and the Keys Group.
Tickets for the event can be purchased at the link below: