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Nick Grimshaw is a British radio personality who is in extremely high demand. Starting his passion for music in at school, Nick took his firsts step into broadcasting through the student radio at the University of Liverpool while studying communication and business. Alongside that, during his time away from university, Nick would work as an intern at a music PR agency, helping with regional radio promotion for the likes of Depeche Mode and The Killers. After his graduation, Nick continued in the industry of music by taking the role of radio plugger and DJ promoter.
In 2006, nick was spotted by channel 4 at the age of 22 and was taken on as a presenter for E4 music as well as the channel 4 morning show, Freshly Squeezed. After no time at all, nick proved himself as an entertaining and confident person in front of the camera, which established him as one of the newest and hottest young talents in the UK.
After getting his claws into national broadcasting at channel 4, Nick moved on to be signed up by BBC2 where he co-hosted three series of their music show ‘Sound’, alongside Radio 1’s Annie Mac. After showing their clear chemistry on the show, Nick and Annie began to work together co-hosting the Sunday evening Switch Youth Strand, the show proved to be a massive success with the radio 1 listeners.
In 2008 was Nick promoted to having his own solo radio 1 show when he started presenting the weekend breakfast show. Then in 2008 he was offered the honour of presenting 22.00 – 00.00 new music slot on Monday to Thursday, which he continued to host for three years. Today, Nick hosts the radio 1 breakfast shows from Monday to Friday.
On behalf of the BBC, on top of his several radio based positions, Nick is the annual host of Radio 1’s Switch Live / Teen Awards since 2009.
Nick has also carried on developing himself in television as he front lined children in need with Sir Terry Wogan as well as hosting Never Mind the Buzzcocks in 2012. Alongside his work for the BBC, Nick has presented numerous shows for channel 4 including The Mercury Music Awards, NME Award Coverage and Style Nation.
On top of his work for all of these amazing music and television platforms, Nick has also recently began the role of celebrity judge for a UK favourite The X Factor. His working TV and radio makes him the perfect person for both motivation speaking, event hosting and any other forms of guest speaking; A great man with an excellent back story of success.