Rosie Boycott

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Full name: Rosel Marie Boycott

Area of interest: Environmental, Gardening and Country matters, News and Current Affairs

Journals/Organisation: The Guardian; Daily Mail (less freq.)

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Website: Guardian.co / Rosie Boycott

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Representation: The Viney Agency; Knight Ayton Management

Networks: Facebook

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Education: Cheltenham Ladies College; studied pure maths at University of Kent for one and a half terms before moving to London...

Career: Worked briefly at Friends magazine (Days in the Life... - Rosie on Friends magazine); co-founder of Spare Rib magazine in 1971 with Marsha Rowe; in 1973 co-founded Virago Press with Rowe and Carmen Callili; editor of Esquire 1992/96

See also: My Life In Media: Rosie Boycott The Independent, 25th October 2004; The 'Rosie years' by Dan Milmo, The Guardian, 25th January 2001

Current position/role: journalist, columnist

  • also writes/written for: Daily Mail

Other roles/Main role: author, broadcaster

Other activities: media advisor for the Council of Europe; director Hay Festival

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  • 'Rosie Outlook' - She had a glittering career editing Esquire, the Independent on Sunday and the Independent. But it all went wrong at the Express when she found herself working for porn publisher Richard Desmond. Now, after a long gagging order, she tells Simon Hattenstone what really happened
  • 'My life as a smallholder' - Daily Mail, 22nd April 2007
  • 'Mud, sweat and tears' - 'She was a feminist pioneer, then a Fleet Street editor. Now she's an organic farmer and 'desperate' to work for Boris Johnson. Just who is Rosie Boycott, asks Decca Aitkenhead - The Guardian, 19th July 2008

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Video: Various talk shows and arts programmes and regular appearances on news and current affairs programmes

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Latest work: 25x4: Channel 4 at 25 OCLC163329891 , 2008

Speaking/Appearances: Hay Festival: Stuart Rose talks to Rosie Boycott (The CEO of M&S talks corporate social responsibility, environmental sustainability, and may well be asked about Twiggy), 23rd May 2008

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