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Janet Street-Porter is a writer, broadcaster and former editor of The Independent on Sunday. She originally studied architecture, before starting her journalistic career iin her early twenties as a columnist and fashion editor, moving into television and radio as a presenter and a senior executive at the BBC.

Janet has won numerous awards including Columnist of the Year, the Prix Italia for arts programming and a BAFTA for originality. She continues to write for the National press on a wide range of subjects including weekly columns for The Mailonline.

She appears regularly across all TV channels including ITV’s Loose Women (for over a decade) and has presented television series on subjects as diverse as contemporary British art, walking, cooking and architecture, as well as reality shows like I’m a Celebrity... and So you Think You can Teach?

She has written two best-selling memoirs, Baggage and Fall Out, and two self-help guides with a difference — Life’s Too F***ing Short, and Don’t Let the B*****ds Get You Down!

She regularly appears on Have I Got News for You and panel games from Weakest Link to Pointless and Tipping Point. She has appeared on Masterchef and hosted many series about food with leading chefs.

She has commissioned two houses by leading architects and is an honorary fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects.