Our Resident Interviewer

Jane Wenham-Jones


Jane  Wenham-Jones is an author, journalist, columnist 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 and she has regular columns in Woman’s Weekly Fiction, and Writing Magazine, where she is the agony aunt.

Jane also broadcasts on radio, works the after-dinner circuit, 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 seven 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 presented panels and been ‘in conversation with’ hundreds of authors and celebrities including David Baddiel, Fern Britton, Julian Clary, Jenny Éclair, Judy Finnigan, Helen Lederer, Prue Leith, Kathy Lette, Richard Madeley, Bel Mooney, Peter James and Sir Tony Robinson.

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, and has recently started a regular column in the Isle of Thanet News.