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columnist , media presenter

Matthew Francis Parris, South African columnist, media presenter. Recipient Numerous Journalistic & Broadcasting awards, Paul Mellon Foundation; Clare-Mellon fellowship (Yale).

Background

PARRIS, Matthew was born on August 7, 1949 in Johannesburg, S. Africa. Son of Leslie F. Parris and Theresa E. (nee Littler) Parris.

Education

Bachelor with honors, Cambridge University, 1972. Student, Yale University, 1976.

Career

Writer and broadcaster. Writer for The Times since 1988. Edgar Wallace Trophy (London Press Club) 1990.

Ptiblication: Inca-Kola, A Traveller’s Tale of Peru 1990.

Membership

Pari. (Conservative) for W. Derbyshire 1979-1986.

Connections

father:
Leslie F. Parris

mother:
Theresa E. (nee Littler) Parris