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Nicky Cox MBE

CEO, Fresh Start Media

Editor-in-Chief, First News

Nicky Cox MBE

Nicky is editor-in-chief of First News, the UK’s only newspaper for children with 2.3 million readers which she launched in 2006. Nearly half of UK schools subscribe to First News. She is also the CEO of indie production company Fresh Start Media.  

Nicky was BBC Worldwide’s children’s editorial director for 14 years. In 2009, Nicky was made an MBE by the Queen for services to children and was given a Patron’s award from the NSPCC for dedication to children. In 2014 Nicky was a Woman of Achievement in the Women of the Year Awards. She is Patron of the British Youth Citizen Awards and the Global Teacher Prize.