Janet Street-Porter is a writer, broadcaster and former editor of The Independent on Sunday but she originally studied architecture, before starting her journalistic career in her early twenties and then moving into television and radio as a presenter and a senior executive.
Janet has won numerous awards including Columnist of the Year, the Prix Italia for arts programming and a BAFTA for originality. She currently writes weekly columns for The Independent, Mailonline and the i newspaper.
She appears regularly on ITV's Loose Women, 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 memoirs, Baggage and Fall Out, and had a bestseller with Life's Too F***ing Short, a self-help guide with a difference. She has commissioned two houses by leading architects and is an honorary fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects.