Rick Edwards, journalist, screenwriter and presenter, is best known as the T4 presenter on Channel 4. Additionally, Rick has appeared on Freshly Squeezed, E4 Music and Tool Academy, making him a highly recognisable addition for your event. As an events host, he incorporates the skills he gained as a presenter to his speaking roles, making him a confident, comedic celebrity suitable for a wide range of audience demographics.
As well as his presenting roles, Rick also advocates for young voters in political elections, using his voice to promote engagement. Rick presented a TEDx Houses of Parliament speech, where he provided methods to achieving youth engagement for the government. Continuing his advocacy, Rick published a book entitled None Of The Above in 2015, which laid out the political process and explained the power of voting, directed towards younger voters.
Since 2007, when Rick appeared in Fist of Zen as the presenter, he has appeared in a number of different shows. Most notably, he was the presenter on T4 on the Beach from 2008 to 2012, Freshly Squeezed from 2009 to 2010, Made in Chelsea from 2011 to 2017 and The Bermuda Triangle Enigma in 2018. As well as appearing on the screen, he has also published three books, including Science(ish): The Peculiar Science Behind the Movies in 2017. Rick’s varied career is a reflection of his range of skills, and the broad array of topics he can discuss as a speaker.
Rick even presented at the London 2012 Paralympics for Channel 4, alongside Ade Adepitan. In doing so, he learned invaluable techniques to remaining calm under pressure, a skill that he can confidently discuss with his audience. Rick has also written his own original film, Burger Van Champion in 2015, which was met with critical acclaim. The debut film was quoted as being “funny, touching [and] superbly written” by Time Out and “a remarkable debut” by The Observer.
To book Rick Edwards to make a personal appearance at your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the contact details below:
When at corporate events, Rick is known to cover the following topics:
- British Journalism & Presenting
- TEDx Houses Of Parliament
- Hollyoaks & TV Acting
- Channel 4’s Paralympic Games
Rick Edwards discussing his views on youth voting participation: