Jonny Nelson

BA (Hons) Journalism, 2010

Jonny Nelson

Local lad Jonny Nelson graduated from UCLan in 2010 after completing the BA (Hons) Journalism degree. Now, he works as a presenter for ITV, the Premier League and Nickelodeon.

“After discovering that UCLan offered one of the best journalism courses in the country, it was an easy decision for me.”

He started the degree course wanting to work in the media. Jonny has now chosen a career in television. He presents television programmes as well as doing some producing, lots of journalism, along with editing and writing.

“No week is the same; no day is the same. Being able to talk about different topics every single day is the most interesting part of my career.” He plans to continue doing what he loves.

His advice for today’s graduates? “Persevere, persevere, persevere! Believe in yourself – there is always a way in.”