Nigel Williams (broadcaster)

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Nigel Williams, sometimes known as NJ Williams is British broadcaster and voice over artist.

Biography[edit]

Nigel studied Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Surrey where he became involved in the campus radio station. In 1983, he began his professional radio career at County Sound in Guildford.[1]

Later, he presented programmes for Radio City, Chiltern Radio, The Superstation, Virgin Radio, Magic 105.4 and London's Heart 106.2.[2]

At Heart 106.2 Williams presented Late Night Love Songs. The show featured true relationship stories sent in by listeners (Love Letters). Late Night Love Songs became the first show on the station to overtake Capital Radio as the market leader in London. A book of the best stories on Late Night Love Songs was published called 'Love Letters Straight from the Heart.'[3]

Williams is currently the afternoon show presenter on Jazz FM.[4] In 2013 he also presented the Breakfast Show on BBC Surrey.[5] From November 2013 Nigel returned to Smooth Radio in addition to his work at the BBC and Jazz FM.[6]

As a voice-over artist, Williams has been heard on commercials for McDonalds, PC World, Shreddies, Cheerios, Lloyds TSB etc. He was the image voice for LWT and ITV from 1990 to 2004. He has been heard on LBC 97.3, LBC News 1152 and the Heart Network of radio stations.[7] He is currently the image voice of BBC Northampton, Compass FM Ridings FM and Rutland Radio. Nigel continues to work as a voice-over talent from his own studios in London. Recent work includes Cadbury, training programmes for The United Nations and a controversial ad for the infidelity website Ashley Madison featured on the Howard Stern radio show.

Personal life[edit]

Nigel lives in Ealing, West London. He is married and has two children, Antonia and Harry.

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