Jeremy Maggs Biography
Jeremy Maggs was born on 1st February 1961 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is a South African journalist, radio host and television presenter. He is popularly known for hosting the game show Who Wants To Be a Millionaire.
Jeremy Maggs Career
He has worked across all media platforms – newspapers, radio, television, magazines and online. She studied journalism at the the then Natal Technikon. After college he started his career as a cadet reporter on The Herald newspaper in Port Elizabeth and later moved to the Sunday Tribune in Durban. He then spent 10 years at Radio 702 eventually rising to Head of News and was instrumental in developing the Eyewitness News brand. He then ventured into television and was lead anchor on am-today on SABC2 – the respected morning news and current affairs programme. Later he hosted the hit television quiz show Who Wants to be a Millionaire that ran for over 100 episodes.
His career in radio began in Radio 702 where he stayed for a decade and in the process, he became the station’s news editor and a regular current affairs anchor – at one point in a spicily memorable breakfast show partnership with 702’s Jenny Crwys-Williams – with a reputation as a tough interviewer.
He gained attention for breaking the story of the Assassination of Chris Hani and co-hosted a live rolling news programme on the Death of Princess Diana in 1997.
After leaving 702 he went to present the SABC2 breakfast show which he co-hosted with Nothemba Madumo. This show led him to present [email protected] and then to AM Live after the resignation of John Perlman. Maggs refers to the show as his “great joy”.
From 2000 to 2005 he presented the game show ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’. After the show ended he became the presenter of Test the Nation and also hosted SABC3’s weekly media and advertising show, Media Focus.
In February 2008 he joined the the e.Sat pay channel’s 24-hour news programme as one of the co-anchors. In the process, he left AM Live in March 2008. Maggs hosted alongside Redi Direko until May 2009, when Nikiwe Bikitsha took her place.
Jeremy Maggs as an Editor
In August 2007 he was announced to be the editor of a magazine called Mags.
He was also the the editor of the Journal of Marketing which was the official publication of the Marketing Association of South Africa (MASA) of marketing.
He was once the advertising and media writer on the Financial Mail and had responsibility for the authoritative yearly industry review called Ad Focus.
1. 25 Sexual Questions to Ask A Girl.
2. Things Girls Wants But Wont Ask For
3. 20 Things Women Should Never, Do.
4. Top 20 Things Men Should Never, Do.
5. 60 Really Sweet Things To Say To A Girl.
6. 25 Romantic Ideas to Make Your Lover Melt!
7. Things Women in Relationships Must Not Do.
8. 10 Things that are Killing Your Kidneys.
He publishes his own hardcover review of the industry called The Annual and serves as editor-in-chief for the Journal of Marketing, The Redzone.
Jeremy Maggs Age
He was born on 1st February 1961.
Jeremy Maggs Wife – Jeremy Maggs Family
Jeremy Maggs is married to Anne Maggs and they have two children.
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Jeremy Maggs Contact Details
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