- The 1st Lady of Fleet Street
- Journalist, Broadcaster & Presenter
- After Dinner Speaker & Awards Host
A former editor of the Sunday Mirror and the Sunday Express newspapers, Eve Pollard is also a familiar face and voice on TV and radio programmes, through her appearances on BBC (both TV and radio), ITN, Sky, NBC and ABC, amongst other channels.
Eve began her career as a tea girl at Honey magazine, eventually becoming its fashion editor in 1967, moving to the Daily Mirror the following year. In 1985, she was launch Editor-in-Chief of Elle Magazine in the US and, on returning to the UK, edited the Sunday magazine for the News Of The World and You Magazine for the Mail On Sunday. She was appointed Editor of the Sunday Mirror in 1987, remaining in that role until 1991, when she became Editor of the Sunday Express (until 1994).
On TV, Eve was Features Editor of TV-AM from 1982 to 1983. Also during the 1980s, she devised the series Frocks-On-The-Box for the ITV contractor TVS, a series which ran for two 13-part series. In addition, Eve was a regular participant in Through The Keyhole and has been a guest panellist on the Award-winning talk show Loose Women.
Eve has jointly written four novels: Splash (1995), Best Of Enemies (1996), Double Trouble (1997) and Unfinished Business (1998). In 2008, she was awarded the OBE for Services To Journalism. She is also a trustee of the women's health charity Wellbeing Of Women.
Known as 'the first lady of Fleet Street', Eve is a very popular speaker with insightful anecdotes and amusing stories from her days in Fleet Street and her close work with high profile figures and sharing the highs and lows of her journey to the top Very entertaining and insightful.
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