Alexander Gordon (journalist)

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Alexander Gordon
Alexander Gordon
Born Alexander Garrievich Gordon
(1964-02-20) February 20, 1964 (age 54)
Obninsk, Soviet Union
Language russian
Citizenship Russia, United States
Notable awards TEFI (2007, 2008 — twice, 2010, 2011)

Alexander Garrievich Gordon (Russian: Алeксандp Гаppиeвич Гордон, Ukrainian: Олександр Гаррійович Гордон; born February 20, 1964) is a Russian radio and television presenter, journalist, actor and director, of Russian Jewish descent. Head of the Moscow Institute Workshop of journalism TV and Radio "Ostankino" (Mitra), a lecturer in a Makgaffina Film School. Five-time winner TEFI (2007, twice in 2008, 2010, 2011). His surname is pronounced with stress on the last syllable, i.e. rhyming with "anon", unlike the regular pronunciation of "Gordon" rhyming with "colon".

According to the results of many surveys of TV viewers Gordon repeatedly is recognized as one of the best contemporary Russian TV people.[1] Founder and permanent moderator of the "Gordon", "private screening", "Gordon Quixote", "Citizen Gordon" shows. He has worked on "NTV" channel and "Channel One". In addition to a successful television career, Alexander Gordon tried himself and as a film-maker, creating several full-length feature films. Almost all of the movies ("The shepherd of his cows", "Brothel Lights") were based on the works of his father Harry. He is a son of the poet and artist from Odessa Harry Gordon and Antonina Striga.

Honors and awards[edit]

  • 1995 - United States citizen
  • 2007 - TEFI for the "Talk Show" (program "Private screening").[2]
  • 2008 - TEFI for the categories "Talk Show" and "talk-show" (the program "private screening").[2]
  • 2010 - TEFI for the "Talk show host" (the program "Gordon Quixote").[3]
  • 2011 - TEFI for the "Talk show host" (the program "private screening").



  • 2002 - "The shepherd of his cows" (based on the book by Harry Gordon)
  • 2009 - "Liberal Democratic Party. 20 years of face-to-Russia"
  • 2010 - "Blizzard"[4]
  • 2011 - "Brothel Lights"


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