A Nigerian-Geordie with a Cambridge degree, Vick Hope is a multilingual, multi-skilled and multifaceted presenter making waves in the world of broadcast.
Vick’s career began at the age of 19, when she spent a year living in Buenos Aires, covering Latin American current affairs, arts and culture for The Argentina Independent as their youngest ever journalist. She also wrote for The Argentimes and Time Out Buenos Aires, and it was here that she was snapped up by MTV, beginning her presenting career on entertainment shows for their international channels.
Experience gained reporting for MTV News brought her to the attention of ITN, where she quickly made her mark as a popular on-screen news and entertainment broadcaster. Vick went on to become a mainstay reporter for ITN, where she produced, scripted, edited and presented news and entertainment bulletins, reaching an audience of 4.3million a week across ITV2, 3 and 4.
Going on to cement her status as one of the UK’s most promising female broadcast talents, Vick presented London’s biggest breakfast show on Capital FM with Roman Kemp for three years and has just begin hosting her new Sunday evening Life Hacks and Charts First Look show on Radio 1 4-7pm! Away from radio, she has also hosted 4Musics Trending Live and The X Factor’s Xtra Bites series as well as narrating the most recent series of the reality show Shipwrecked on E4.
Success that hasn’t gone unnoticed, accolades include winning the Broadcast Powerhouse Award at the Marie Claire Future Shapers Awards in 2017, a TRIC Award for Best Radio Show in 2018 as well as the BBC Award for Best Factual Entertainment for her documentary That’s Not Me at Visions Film Festival.
A career that continues to reach dizzying new heights, 2020 has seen Vick host the Facebook live stream for the BAFTAs alongside recently being appointed as an Amnesty International ambassador. This month Vick also announced news that she will host her very show Back To Mine for 4 Music, a format fronted exclusively by her to spotlight some of the UK’s most prominent musical talent.
Recently gracing her second Fabulous Magazine cover, she has also received support and praise from Grazia, Marie-Claire, Stylist, Notion and Cosmopolitan to name a few. Vick’s The Beauty Of It All podcast received acclaim and charted at #1 in the Fashion & Beauty charts, exploring issues in the health & beauty industry.
Other TV credits include, Sky One’s Carnage (alongside Freddie Flintoff & Lethal Bizzle), Sky Arts’ Art50: The British (alongside Stephen Mangan), Sky One’s festival coverage (alongside Edith Bowman & Joel Dommett), Channel 4’s Chase Tag World Championships, and Red Bull Soapbox Race on Dave Channel.
Furthermore, she co-authored the children’s book “Listen Up: Rule the Airwaves, Rule the School” and she was a contestant on 2018’s Strictly Come Dancing. A SheaMoisture brand ambassador, her commercial appeal has seen her front campaigns for brands such as Matalan, Neutrogena and V05.
Alongside all her media work, Vick is a tireless human rights activist and campaigner. Last year Vick MC-ed at the Women’s March, an event she described as one of her proudest moments. Alongside her Amnesty International Ambassadorship for their Women Breaking Barriers campaign, Vick volunteers at a weekly refugee project working closely with children from asylum-seeking families.