Nick Ferrari is the presenter of LBC’s ‘Breakfast Show’, weekdays from 7am to 10am. His show is a unique mix of the day’s top news stories, regular guests and live callers with campaigns on behalf of Londoners. Any major news story from the marriage of Prince Charles and Lady Diana to the present day. Nick Ferrari has been involved in covering it for either print or radio. With an impressive media career spanning TV, radio and press, Nick Ferrari is a fountain of tabloid stories and hosts his own daily radio talk show on LBC 97.3. He makes an entertaining and hilarious after dinner speaker, or host suitable for corporate events.
During his prolific career in the media, Nick Ferrari has covered major news stories across radio, television and press, both in the UK and internationally. He has interviewed some of the biggest names in showbiz, such as Elton John and David Bowie. He continues to present the day’s top news stories on LBC 97.3. Creating a dialogue between regular guests—such as Ken Livingstone—and live callers to drive campaigns on behalf of Londoners.
Nick’s career began in news reporting. After seeing his father run Ferrari Press Agency, he was keen to make a name for himself in the same industry. After college and following a stint at the Kentish Independent newspaper, Nick joined the Sunday Mirror in 1981. From there, he went on to a range of newspaper posts – he joined The Sun as Showbiz Reporter, was soon promoted to Editor of Bizarre (The Sun’s celebrity gossip page) followed by a role as the paper’s Deputy News Editor, and eventually became Editor of Sunday Magazine (News of the World).
He next moved into broadcast media. In 1989, he was hired by Richard Murdoch to launch the Sky News channel. Nick was promoted to Vice President of News and Programming at Fox TV in New York. After three and a half years of success in the US, he returned to the UK as Director of Programmes for the launch of L!ve TV, owned by the Mirror group of newspapers.
Nick soon entered the radio industry. In 2001, he presented his first breakfast show on LBC 97.3. Which he officially joined in 2004 and re-enacted live on the stage in his own sell-out show at many theatres across London. Nick’s hugely successful stage show, re-enacted his radio programme for a live audience. The stage shows were so popular that they were repeated following the release of his debut book, The World According to Nick Ferrari (later revised to The World – and London – according to Nick Ferrari).
Nick has been a guest on ITV’s The Alan Titchmarsh Show and Channel 4’s Richard & Judy. he’s appeared on many other TV programmes including GMTV, London Tonight and London Talking all for ITV. As well as Newsnight and The Daily Politics for BBC2. In 2007, he starred in the ITV reality show Call Me A Cabbie.
He has won prestigious industry awards. Including the 2006 Sony Radio Gold Award for Best Breakfast Show and the Arqiva Presenter of the Year.
Also seen regularly on television, Nick Ferrari has hosted national debates such as NHS in Crisis (2015) the live debate, The Big Can’t Pay, Debt Debate, and has appeared on programmes ranging from Newsnight and Question Time, to Ricky Gervais’ Extra’s, alongside Daniel Radcliff.
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