Nick Conrad

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Nick Conrad
Nick Conrad on Ghent Eurocities stage.jpg
Nick Conrad on stage at 2013 Ghent European Conference.
Born (1984-11-29) 29 November 1984 (age 31)
Norwich, UK
Residence Sheringham, Norfolk
Nationality British, Grenadian
Occupation Broadcaster, journalist
Years active 1999–present
Employer BBC
Spouse(s) Emma Conrad
Children Erin (b. 2014)

Nick Conrad (born 1984) is an English radio and television presenter. He presents a daily phone-in programme on BBC Radio Norfolk.[1] Conrad also fronts a weekly programme on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire[2] He used to present a once-weekly current affairs programme with London-based talk radio station LBC 97.3[3][4] on BBC digital radio channel BBC 6 Music[5] where he presented a Saturday night comedy programme between 2006 and 2007.

Early life[edit]

Conrad was born on 29 November 1984 in the city of Norwich in Norfolk. He was raised in Sheringham, a coastal town on the North Sea coast on the UK.[6]


Conrad was educated at Sheringham High School, a state comprehensive school in the town of Sheringham in Norfolk and at Paston College in the market town of North Walsham (also in Norfolk), followed by the University of Central Lancashire in the city of City of Preston, Lancashire.


In television, Conrad has worked on network formats for Five (Channel 5), Channel 4 and most prominently for ITV1 & ITV2, including fronting the television programme Tried & Tested.[citation needed] Since 2009 he has appeared on television chat shows including The Alan Titchmarsh Show and This Morning, and on more newsworthy programmes such as Newsnight Review and programmes on Sky News channel.[citation needed] In 2011 and 2012 he was a presenter for BBC Look East.[citation needed] For two years Conrad contributed reports and presented the BBC One regional current affairs programme Inside Out' and guest presented The Politics Show.[citation needed] In 2012 he anchored Sky News and Sky World News.[citation needed]

Conrad hosted the 2013 Eurocities conference in Ghent, Belgium on behalf of the Secretary General, Paul Bevan.[7]

LBC Radio[edit]

Conrad hosted Young London on Global Radio’s talk network LBC Radio between late 2007 and 2012,[citation needed] which followed in the schedule the high profile Saturday Morning Political Show presented by former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone and latterly former Conservative MP David Mellor. He also guest presented the ‘Travel Show’ for Simon Calder, and The Friday Sex and Relationship programme.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Conrad has openly discussed his family life on air in a number of programmes and radio interviews. His mother was from the West Indian island of Grenada, his father is white British. His mother died in 1988. In reflection of his personal situation he often passionately expresses interest in matters of faith, family, heritage and multiculturalism in the UK. He has given interviews and comments to various publications including The Sunday Telegraph, The Guardian and The Times. His career has been featured in The Radio Times, London Evening Standard and frequently in regional magazines including Eastern Daily Press. He is a keen Norwich City F.C. fan and often talks of his love of the club on radio. He is a frequent contributor to cooking, historical and travel programmes.

Nick Conrad married his wife Emma in 2013. The couple have a daughter called Erin born April 1, 2014. They live between Sheringham on the Norfolk coast and the West Midlands.