Jerry Springer

Jerry Springer, 1944-2023

Lived at: Belvedere Court, Lyttleton Road

Profession: American Television Presenter

Professional Work:

  • Qualified as a lawyer and first became actively involved in politics working for the campaign of Robert Kennedy, 1968

  • Served as the 56th Mayor of Cincinnati, 1977-78

  • Won ten regional Emmy awards for commentary as a local news anchor in Cincinnati

  • Best known for hosting the tabloid talk show Jerry Springer from 1991-2018

  • Off television, he hosted The Jerry Springer Podcast from 2015 to 2022

  • Noted as a pioneer in the emergence of ‘trash TV’; his eponymous show was considered to be “a commercial smash and certifiable cultural phenomenon” in the 1990s

Jerry Springer
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