Janice Turner

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Full name: Janice Turner

Area of interest: Politics, sexual politics and modern life

Journals/Organisation: The Times

Email: janice.turner@thetimes.co.uk


Personal website:

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


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



Education: University of Sussex

Career: Formerly edited That's Life magazine, and a columnist for The Guardian, joined The Times as a columnist in 2003

Current position/role: Columnist, interviewer and feature writer

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Awards/Honours: Interviewer of the Year in the 2014 British Press Awards. Highly commended for best columnist in 2008


Other: Married to Ben Preston (son of Peter Preston), editor of Radio Times

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The Times:

Column name: Janice Turner

Remit/Info: Family matters and women's issues

Section: Features

Role: Columnist


Email: janice.turner@thetimes.co.uk

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

Commissioning editor:

Day published: Saturday

Regularity: Weekly

Column format:

Average length: 1050 words

Articles: 2017

  • We need to be one nation on abortion law - If the DUP so passionately wants to remain part of the UK it must adopt our basic principles on reproductive rights - 1st July
  • Look out for the token man on the TV news - I watched a recent edition of the BBC news with fascination. Fiona Bruce cut to Katya Adler, the Europe editor in Paris, who narrated a film clip featuring Angela Merkel. Then it was over to Laura Kuenssberg, the political editor, discussing Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon and back to Fiona in the studio. . . - 29th June
  • Quiz night that left me feeling pointless - I love a quiz night, but they are always tense - 22nd June