About


Jono ReadJono Read is a 28-year-old from Holt in North Norfolk, currently living in Norwich.

He has spearheaded a number of national campaigns – successfully fighting against the government’s cider tax in 2010, collecting over 50,000 signatures on his online petition within 24 hours. He also fought the BBC to try to #SaveBBC3 from television closure – reaching 300,000 people on his change.org petition, gaining the support of celebrities including Jack Whitehall, Matt Lucas, and Greg James as well as the shadow chancellor John McDonnell.

He is a committed Labour Party activist, having ran in local elections in the county during 2011 and 2015.

Jono is a graduate from the University of East Anglia, and specialises in social media marketing.

He has written for publications including the Guardian, the Independent, the Eastern Daily Press, and Huffington Post. He has also been interviewed on a variety of subjects for big stories in the Daily Mail, The Times, Channel 4 News, on Sky News, and for Radio 1’s Newsbeat.