Caitlin Moran

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Full name: Catherine Elizabeth Moran

Area of interest: Current affairs and popular culture

Journals/Organisation: The Times

Email: caitlin.moran@thetimes.co.uk

Personal website: http://www.caitlinmoran.co.uk

Website: columnists/caitlinmoran | Caitlin Moran's TV reviews

Blog: Celebrity watch

Representation: Screenwriting agent: Nick Marston at Curtis Brown. Literary agent: Georgia Garrett at RCW

Networks: http://twitter.com/#!/caitlinmoran

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Education: Home-educated - "Caitlin Moran left school at 11. At 12, she won the Dillons essay competition. At 15, she won the Observer's Young Reporter award. At 15, she had her first novel published. At 17, she was writing for the Observer and the Guardian. At 18, she got her own column in the Times", see: Interview: Atrocious mess, precocious mind: Meet Caitlin Moran, newspaper columnist, television presenter, novelist, screenwriter, pop music pundit, Hunter Davies, The Independent, 17th May 1994

Career: Journalistic career began with music paper, Melody Maker; Written for The Times since 1992; also wrote for The Sunday Times Magazine; Elle magazine; Word magazine; Period Living; Radio Times; Times Educational Supplement; Caitlin was the 'Alpha Mummy' team, The Times' blog for 'mums who work, used to work, or want to go back to work one day.

Current position/role: Times' Columnist: writes three columns a week: one for the Saturday Magazine, a TV review column, and the satirical Friday column "Celebrity Watch"

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Viewpoints/Insight: Interview / Atrocious mess, precocious mind: Meet Caitlin Moran, newspaper columnist, television presenter, novelist, screenwriter, pop music pundit . . . and typical teenage slob - Hunter Davies, The Independent, 17th May 1994

Broadcast media: Hosted Channel 4's music show Naked City, 1992/93 - the show ran for two series and was notable for breaking many new bands and introducing Johnny Vaughan

Video: Caitlin Moran's Moranifesto - YouTube

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Awards/Honours: British Press Awards Columnist of the Year for 2010, and both Press Awards Critic of the Year 2011, and Interviewer of the Year 2011

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Other: Married to The Times' rock critic Peter Paphides

Books & Debate:

  • The Chronicles of Narmo, 1992 - autobiographical novel, written at the age of 16, about being brought up in a family of eight children who were home-educated (ISBN 0552527246)
  • How to be a woman OCLC 757483344, 2011 - reviewed here by Katy Guest

Latest work: Moranifesto OCLC 920724302, 2016

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Role: Columnist

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Email: caitlin.moran@thetimes.co.uk

Website: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/columnists/caitlinmoran

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Day published: Saturday

Regularity: Weekly

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Articles: 2016

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