Paul Jay

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Paul Jay

Paul Jay

Who is Paul Jay?

Paul Jay is a well-known American filmmaker and journalist of Canadian origin. Paul Jay is currently the host and founder of, a news analysis service. Paul was previously the senior editor, CEO, and founder of The Real News Network. He is also a former chair of the now-defunct Canadian Independent Film Caucus (DOC).

Early Life and Childhood

Paul Jay was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1951. Paul is seventy-one years old.

Paul has not revealed any vital information about his devoted parents or whether he has any siblings. He is also the nephew of Ted Allan, a well-known screenwriter.

Paul also has dual citizenship with the United States.

Education Details

Paul Jay dropped out of high school when he was sixteen years old. Paul received no formal filmmaking training. After attending an experimental free school, he became interested in the subject.

Paul was given the opportunity to make a short film there.

He eventually gained experience by shooting sports footage for Canadian broadcast television before producing his own content.

Professional Career

=Jay was previously employed by The Real News Network (TRNN). Paul was the senior editor, CEO, and co-founder at the time.

He is currently employed at Paul is the host and co-founder of the news analysis service, along with Sharmini Peries.

His 1998 feature-length documentary, Hitman Hart: Wrestling with Shadows, was shown at 25 major film festivals and won over a dozen awards.

It was named one of the most acclaimed Canadian films in recent years by Eye magazine.

The documentary was also described as “as bizarre as Kafka and as tragic as Shakespeare” by the Ottawa Citizen. It was also co-produced by La Sept/Arte, BBC’s Storyville series, A&E, CTV, The ‘A’ Channel, TVOntario, and the National Film Board of Canada.

Paul Jay
Paul Jay as a journalist. Source: youtube

Furthermore, Paul appeared in interview segments in another Bret Hart documentary, Bret Hart: Survival of the Hitman, which was released in 2010.

For six seasons, he was the executive producer and creator of CBC Newsworld’s flagship debate program counter spin. Specifically, from 1998 to 2004.

In addition, Paul was the co-executive producer and co-creator of Face Off, a nightly prime-time debate program that aired on CBC Newsworld for four years. He collaborated with Gore Vidal, among others, to launch TRNN.

TRNN later launched a number of internet video/television news magazines, including The Empire Files.

Net Worth and Salary

Paul Jay’s annual salary is estimated to be $99,026.

He has amassed considerable wealth in his career thus far, despite having been instantly working in the journalism and filmmaking fields for the past two and a half decades.

According to online sources, Paul’s net worth is $8,067,704.

Relationship Status

Paul Jay is happily married. Despite being a public figure, Paul has been able to keep information about his wife private.

He enjoys being a father to his own children. However, there is no information available about Paul’s children’s whereabouts. Nonetheless, we will keep you updated as soon as we have obtained authentic data from our sources.

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Body Measurements

He is a man of average height. Paul is 5 feet 8 inches tall ( Approx 1.73m).

Social Media

His Twitter handle is @paul_jay.


  • He is a 71-year-old prominent Canadian-born American filmmaker and journalist.
  • He serves as the host and founder of, a news analysis service.
  • Paul is approximately 1.73m tall and stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches.
  • According to online sources, Paul’s net worth is $8,067,704.
  • Paul Jay is happily married. Despite being a public figure, Paul has been able to keep information about his wife private.