Having completed a degree in Broadcast Journalism at the Nottingham Trent University, Melissa Nathoo immediately got a job in radio at Kiss 105-108 in the East of England, reading the weekend breakfast news and contributing to the show. She went on to cover news on weekday breakfast and drivetime shows, as well as occasionally helping to co-host during the breakfast show.
With a love for Formula One racing, Melissa Nathoo went on to become one of the faces of McLaren F1 Team’s female merchandising campaign 2010 & 2011, alongside the team’s then-current drivers, Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton.
In 2011, Melissa Nathoo was crowned Miss Mauritius GB 2011-12.
Currently, Melissa Nathoo works at ITN Productions as the main presenter of FYI Daily on ITV2, 3 & 4 – the daily showbiz update that pops up during the channels’ movies. She also reports from red carpet premieres and award shows, as well as interviewing celebrities on a one-to-one basis. Over the past 4 years, she presented weekly news bulletins for Discovery Education, which go out to over 2 million primary school children in the UK each week.