Kevin Maguire Biography
Kevin Maguire is a British political journalist. Maguire is currently an associate editor at the Daily Mirror newspaper. He was previously serving as a chief reporter for The Guardian.
Kevin Maguire Age
Maguire was born on September 20, 1960, in South Shields, County Durham, England.
Kevin Maguire Height
Maguire stands at the height of 5 feet and 8 inches tall.
Kevin Maguire Education
Maguire attended South Shields Grammar Technical School for Boys from 1972 to 1974. He later pursued politics at the University of York. Kevin later proceeded to study for a postgraduate journalism diploma from Cardiff University. He was honored with the Honorary degree of Doctor of Arts from the University of Sunderland on July 4, 2018.
Kevin Maguire Nationality
Maguire holds British nationality.
Kevin Maguire Parents
Maguire was born and raised in South Shields, County Durham, with five siblings. His mother used to work as a cleaner. His older brother served at Westoe Colliery as a miner. He has not disclosed more information regarding his parents and siblings to the public.
Kevin Maguire Wife
Maguire is married to Emma Burstal. Burstal, born in 1961, is an English author and journalist. She has published a number of novels and writes for The Guardian and The Independent on Sunday.
Emma began her career as a reporter on the Western Morning News, later employed as a features editor of Woman and Family Circle. Her first novel, Gym and Slimline was published in 2008 before publishing Never Close Your Eyes in 2009. The couple resides in South West London. They have two sons and one daughter.
Kevin Maguire Sons and Daughter
Maguire and his wife have one daughter and two sons. Georgina Maguire is the name of their daughter and
Kevin Maguire Daily Mirror
Maguire is currently the associate editor of the Daily Mirror newspaper. Kevin previously co-hosted a Sunday morning politics show with the Daily Mail’s Andrew Pierce on talk radio station LBC 97.3. He also aired regularly as a stand-in presenter of other shows for the station. He gave up the show in March 2012 with the aim to offer total concentration on his job at the Daily Mirror. Kevin is a frequent guest on Jeremy Vine, a Channel 5 daytime TV talk show. Maguire appears Monday–Wednesday on the ITV Breakfast program Good Morning Britain.
Maguire was a frequent contributor to Sky News and the BBC. He aired on Have I Got News for You for the first time on October 24, 2008. Kevin became drawn into the Damian McBride affair in April 2009. It was reported that he had met with McBride and Ray Collins to discuss the Labour Party’s online political attack strategy/ tactic.
He worked in a number of newspapers, including; the Western Morning News, New Civil Engineer, The Daily Telegraph from 1990 to 1994, the Daily Mirror until 1999, and The Guardian to 2005.
Kevin Maguire and Andrew Pierce
Maguire co-hosted a Sunday morning politics show alongside Andrew Pierce on talk radio station LBC 97.3. They attracted a lot of fans as they voiced their different views on the topic. However, Kevin quit the program in March 2012 to concentrate on his position at the Daily Mirror.
Kevin Maguire Networth
His net worth is approximately USD
Kevin Maguire’s weightloss/Illness
Maguire had said on Good morning Britan that he had suffered the flu, which was why his voice was Wobbly. He also tweeted about him losing more than 20kg due to an illness and misery compulsory diet. Kevin said, “Belts too large is something they don’t warn you about when shedding weight, losing 1.5 stones in a few weeks on a misery diet from being ill.”