Vick Hope Biography
Vick Hope Bio
|Vick Hope (Victoria Nwayawu Nwosu-Hope) was born on 25th September 1989. She is a television and radio presenter. She is best known for working on the Capital FM radio station where she hosts the Capital Breakfast Show. She also presents Carnage on Sky One, Trending Live on 4Music, FYI Daily on ITV2 and became the digital reporter for The Voice UK in 2018. As well as presenting, Hope works as a print and broadcast journalist for ITN and publications including The Argentina Independent and Marie Claire. In 2017 Hope won the Broadcasting Powerhouse Award at the Marie Claire Future Shapers Awards. She is a human rights activist and Amnesty International ambassador, having worked with the organisation since she was 16.|
|Vick Hope Age||She was born on 25 September 1989 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England|
|Vick Hope Occupation||Television and radio presenter|
|Vick Hope Employer||Capital FM
|Vick Hope TV Show||Strictly Come Dancing|
Vick Hope Early life and Education
Hope was born and raised in Newcastle by her Nigerian mother and English father.
She has three younger brothers. She studied modern languages at the University of Cambridge and can speak French, Spanish and Portuguese. Hope has spoken in interviews about teaching herself Spanish and taking night classes in Newcastle in extra A-Level subjects to win her place at Cambridge. Her career began during her university ‘year abroad’ in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where at 19 she became the youngest ever journalist employed by the newspaper The Argentina Independent, and it was while in Buenos Aires that she was picked up by MTV to present shows for them. Following that, she broke into the British television mainstream as a reporter and presenter
Vick Hope Career
Hope has presented the Capital Breakfast show in London along with Roman Kemp and Sonny Jay since 2017.
Hope and Kemp have also presented together on ITV2’s 2Awesome and Can You Make It for Red Bull TV.
She has presented programmes for Channel 4’s 4Music channel since 2014, including Trending Live and interview shows Box Fresh, Face The Fans, HotBox and The Hangout, before which she worked on youth and music shows for Disney Channel UK, MTV, Capital Xtra and Vevo.
In 2018, Hope joined The Voice UK (ITV) as their backstage reporter having worked for ITV on The Hot Desk (2016) and FYI Daily, where she continues to produce and present the showbiz news.
The same year, Hope was announced to front Sky One’s Carnage alongside Freddie Flintoff and Lethal Bizzle. She went on to work further with Sky One and Sky Arts presenting their live coverage of Isle Of Wight Festival alongside Edith Bowman and Joel Dommett.
In sports, Hope has presented cycling coverage of The London Nocturne for Channel 4, Sky Sports and Eurosport, and fronted three series of Street Velodrome for BT Sports.
In the news and factual programming, Hope continues to work as a news and entertainment reporter for ITN.
In 2017 Hope won the Broadcasting Powerhouse Award at the Marie Claire Future Shapers Awards. She has also been nominated for an Urban Music Award for her Capital Xtra Weekend Breakfast show, a Royal Television Society Award for her. That’s Not Me documentary and a TRIC Award for Best Radio Show for Capital Breakfast.
Vick Hope Strictly Come Dancing 2018
In August 2018, it was announced that Hope would be a contestant on the sixteenth series of Strictly Come Dancing. She is paired with Graziano Di Prima.
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TODAY’S THE DAY, and dare I say it, but I think the nerves may be getting replaced by sheer excitement!! What a joy to be a part of this brilliant show that is loved by so many and brings families together on a Saturday night. I am honestly so grateful @bbcstrictly to get to do this. Thank you for all your support, massive good luck to all the couples, and above all @graziano.diprima mate, you’re an absolute gem I cannot express enough how much I appreciate you. Now let’s jive. 6.15, @bbcone ✨💃🏽🕺🏼🎉 #teamVINO #Strictly #strictlycomedancing