Nicholas Wheeler

Nicholas WheelerNicholas is the News specialist on the team. He has had a trans-media career working in newspapers, radio, television and new media.

He left ITN in 2010 to work on new ventures after more than 30 years in various corporate roles, including running the network radio news service IRN supplying content to more than 300 radio stations. He set up a rolling news station News Direct and was also Chief Editor of LBC for many years.

Showing an aptitude for being involved in the next big thing Nicholas most recent focus has been on new media. He built ITN’s multi media proposition from scratch into a successful stand alone business, always making sure the company was in the forefront of latest thinking. Under his leadership ITN was the first with video news on 3G, first with a made-for-mobile video news channel and among the leaders to switch from paid-for models to advertising funded.

Prior to his new technology conversion in 2002 Nicholas and running LBC and News Direct he was Programme Controller at Capital Radio. During ten years at Capital where he carried out a number of roles he was responsible for starting an award-winning evening news and showbiz programme The Way it Is.

He joined radio in 1979 at BBC Radio Solent after working in regional newspapers in London, the South West and Coventry.

Nicholas now works with a number of different clients on start ups, digital consultancy and video production under his own banner Ven2Media.