Jon O'Brien

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Leyland, UK
University Of Central Lancashire
'90s Pop Music, Scream Franchise, Premier League Soccer
  • Jon first appeared on television as a 12-year-old when he interviewed his favorite footballer for Sky Sports.
  • He's watched every single Eurovision Song Contest from 1956 onwards.
  • His favorite celebrity interview was the one he conducted with Daryl Hall.


Jon has been a professional entertainment freelance writer for 13 years. He has bylines in Billboard, New Scientist, Grammy Awards, Vulture, Syfy, Mental Floss, Inverse, Esquire, i-D, Decider, Classic Pop, The Guardian, and Digital Spy. Jon has also served as a playlist curator for several of the world's biggest music streaming services. He's also written about sports for the likes of FourFourTwo, Paste, and Metro.


Jon has a journalism degree from the University of Central Lancashire.
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