Aleksey Venediktov

Picture of Aleksey Venediktov

Date of Birth: 12/18/1955

Age: 60

Place of birth: Moscow

Citizenship: Russia


After leaving school he entered the evening department of the historical faculty of the Moscow Pedagogical Institute. The army did not take because of the narrow eyes narrowed (to 17 years of vision - minus 10). Along with his studies at the university he worked 5 years as a postman, having time to read the morning vsegazety, and in the evening - all the magazines. Then I went to a history teacher in a school, where he worked for 20 years.

On the radio "Echo of Moscow" Alexei Venediktov, he came in 1990, first as a journalist, then - director of information services. Since 1998 - the editor in chief.

The successes which Venediktov "has been achieved in the fight against the Soviet system, linked to his deceptive appearance and manners - wrote the newspaper The Times. - Even now, he looks like a sloppy scientist a worn sweater and with unkempt hair." They did not touch me - govoriton of power. - I have developed their own curriculum. They all thought I was a little crazy. Putin calls me crazy. "

On the radio, in addition to the author`s and news programs, conducts live, where sometimes talking with the popular actors of theater and cinema.