The bestselling author, journalist, editor and broadcaster Rachel Johnson has been in national newspapers since the age of 23, when, after leaving Oxford, she became the first female graduate trainee at The Financial Times. She has worked for the BBC, the Foreign Office, and has written weekly columns for Daily and Sunday Telegraphs, the Sunday Times, and the Evening Standard among others.
In September 2009, Rachel became editor of The Lady magazine, England’s longest running weekly magazine for women. In the last two years, she has overseen the magazine’s re-launch and re-design, and featured in a Channel 4 Cutting Edge documentary about the magazine, entitled The Lady and the Revamp.
Rachel is the author of The Mummy Diaries (2004), Notting Hell (Penguin, 2006, a top bestseller in France) and Shire Hell (2008), and A Diary of The Lady (2010) – charting her first year as Editor of the world’s oldest women’s weekly – Winter Games, (2013) and Fresh Hell ( 2015).
Rachel is married and has three children. She divides her time between her homes in London and Exmoor.
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