Vanessa Warwick is an English former MTV presenter, notable for her eight-year spell as a video jockey from 1990 to 1997 inclusive. She was for a time during the 1990s married to musician Ricky Warwick, lead singer and guitarist with The Almighty. Vanessa Warwick now runs a London-based property business.
Born Vanessa Young, she first joined MTV in 1988 on a temporary assignment at the broadcaster's Camden Studios in London, eventually becoming a production assistant on the MTV rock show, "Metal Hammer" and then "Headbangers Ball", where she became the show's assistant producer. In 1990, she replaced German VJ Kristiane Backer, having presented her first tour report - a review of a London Astoria performance by American band OverKill. As well as seven years presenting "Headbangers Ball", she also inspired and wrote the foreword to a "Headbangers Ball" book, Chaos AD - Rock In The Nineties, written by Kerrang! magazine freelance Steve Beebee, published by Simon & Schuster in 1997. As a freelance TV producer, she also directed a Motörhead video in 2001.
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