Nina Myskow’s distinguished career has been driven and characterised by her love of conversation - whether it be an intimate interview or a sparky debate. She is a journalist and broadcaster, writing for newspapers and magazines and presenting on television, radio and podcasts. She has always stamped her mark.
Nina frequently appears on Jeremy Vine on Channel 5 and Good Morning Britain on ITV where she deploys her well-honed critical faculties. She presents a podcast interview series where she interviews long-term contacts such as Sir Michael Palin and Roger Daltrey. She also presented the Saga podcast series Not Going Out Club which was made in the Pandemic lockdown period and featured Joanna Lumley, Alan Titchmarsh, Prue Leith and Elaine Paige. Her honesty, level headed and creditable approach to her interviews and her steadfastness is proven by the trust she has built up with the world’s famous. She is as good as her word and they know it.
The celebrity profiles which Nina now writes for The Times have ranged from Andrea Bocelli and Sir Richard Branson to Jane Fonda and Goldie Hawn.
Nina’s first encounter with the entertainment world was on the iconic 1970s magazine, Jackie. She became the first female editor in its history and made a life-long contact with a young Elton John.
She went on to The Sun where she was known as the ‘Queen of Pop’ interviewing the likes of Michael Jackson and Freddie Mercury and then TV critic roles on major newspapers and a celebrity interview series for The Mirror. Her fame saw a move to television where she was a judge on the ITV talent show New Faces.
On television Nina presented a talk show, Nina vs The Rest for Sky, was the winner of Channel 5’s Trust Me, I’m a Holiday Rep and won the coveted trophy when she appeared on Pointless Celebrities.
On radio, Nina presented her Radio 4 series Food for Thought for many years where she interviewed Yoko One, Nigella Lawson and Carlos Acosta. She also presented her Radio 4 documentary, Meet the Wainwrights on Rufus Wainwright’s family which won Best Music Special at the New York Festival of International Radio Awards. She also presented I was a Teenage Hearthrob for BBC Radio 2. She also created and presented two other series for Radio 2 – First Ladies of Fleet Street and Lose and Found (featuring Linda Ronstadt and Mary Steenburgen).