Jane Wenham-Jones is an author, journalist and presenter. She has written five novels – two of which are set in Broadstairs – and three non-fiction books. Her features and articles have appeared in a wide range of women’s magazines and national newspapers. She is a regular contributor to Woman’s Weekly and has a monthly column in Writing Magazine, where she is an agony aunt. She is also behind Write around the Isle for the Isle of Thanet News.
Jane also broadcasts on radio, engages in after-dinner speaking, talks to writers groups and conferences, and has worked as a celebrity speaker for P&O. She has hosted the Romance Novelists’ Association’s RoNas – the annual awards for the best in Romantic Fiction – for the last eight years, and has presented many events at the Guildford, Belfast, Whitstable and Buckingham book festivals and been a regular at ChipLitFest in Chipping Norton since its inception.
As an interviewer/chair, she has hosted panels and been ‘in conversation with’ hundreds of authors and celebrities including Dame Darcey Bussell, David Baddiel, Fern Britton, Julian Clary, the Reverend Richard Coles, Jenny Éclair, Judy Finnigan, Peter James, Helen Lederer, Prue Leith, Kathy Lette, Lucy Mangan, Richard Madeley, Bel Mooney, Dame Jenni Murray, and Sir Tony Robinson. See a more comprehensive lists of Jane’s conversations.
TV Credits include: Ready, Steady, Cook; Loose Lips; Kilroy; Just for Starters; The Russell Grant Show; The Heaven and Earth Show; The Politics Show; The Property Channel; Legal TV; The Wright Stuff; and Inside Out.
Jane has presented for the BBC on both radio and TV, and is a member of Equity.