Her family's Greek ancestral village is in Sekhia and the family name is `Anastasakis'.
After finishing her degree in Psychology at the Victoria University of Manchester in 1995, Nemone worked as a research assistant in a psychiatric ward. She thereafter realised her career interest to be in broadcasting.
In 1997, she became the presenter and producer of "The Word" radio program as radio station Kiss 105 went on the air. After that, she presented Galaxy 102 FM's Morning Show, Network Chill Out Show and The Galaxy Chart for Manchester. Nemone joined BBC Radio 1 in October 2000 initially hosting the Saturday breakfast show. She filled in for Jo Whiley's weekday morning show for many months in 2001 while Jo was on maternity leave. In light of that, Nemone was then awarded the weekend afternoon slot which she hosted from Autumn 2001 through to the end of 2003.
Nemone left Radio 1 in September 2005 when JK and Joel (Monday-Thursday) as well as Fearne and Reggie (Friday) took over her early morning slot.
Nemone is a former champion 400 metres runner. In 1999 she won the Greater Manchester Championships. In 2000 she qualified for the British Championships, and competed in the 400m British Olympic trials.
Arts: Nemone, Turntable Psychologist; PROFILE: DJ with the Distinctive Voice Has Gigs in Port Talbot and Swansea This Weekend
Jun 15, 2002; Byline: KAREN PRICE Arts and Media Correspondent RADIO One DJ Nemone is the first person to admit that she has the best...