Eddie Mair

Eddie Mair presents PM. Before that, he presented Broadcasting House and helped launch BBC Radio Five Live, fronting Midday with Mair, which won him two Sony Award nominations - for News Presentation, and Talk Broadcaster of the Year. He also chairs Any Questions? on a regular basis, and he has presented a variety of documentaries on Radio 4.

Eddie was born in Dundee and began his journalistic career at Radio Tay in the city, hosting weekly phone-ins, news shows and the breakfast show. In 1987 he joined the BBC, starting as a sub-editor for Radio Scotland and later presented the station's flagship television and radio news programmes, Reporting Scotland and Good Morning Scotland. He hosted the new morning programme Eddie Mair Live, which won a Gold Sony Award for best Breakfast Show.

In 1998, Eddie joined PM as a regular co-host, and launched Broadcasting House and Saturday PM. Broadcasting House won a bronze Sony Award in 2000.

Eddie became the sole presenter of PM in 2003, and has won Sony Awards for Speech Broadcaster of the Year and News Journalist of the Year. The programme won a Sony Gold award in the Interactive category in 2007.

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

Eddie has also presented Newsnight on BBC Two, re-launched the Seven O'Clock News on BBC Three, and produced the first series of Unreliable Evidence with Clive Anderson, as presenter, on Radio 4.

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