Writer and podcaster
The former Sunday Times dating columnist talks making Made in Chelsea, and defends paywalls
Dolly Alderton is a journalist, podcaster, director and former Story Producer for Made in Chelsea. In this in-depth interview, Dolly talks about her portfolio career, and freelancers’ need to have “13 good ideas before breakfast” to succeed; reveals behind the scenes of story producing a BAFTA-winning ‘reality’ series; her infamous dating column and the importance or striking a balance between oversharing online and keeping one’s personal life private; praises paywalls as a method of reducing trolling and ‘protecting’ young female journalists …and why Tatler thinks she’s more important than Nelson Mandela.
Essays Editor, Longreads
19th July 2018
Championing the importance of long form content in a breaking news world
12th July 2018
Growing a global community of over 26 million people – and the best life hack learned along the way
Managing Director, WGSN
6th July 2018
Launching HuffPost UK from a mock-up idea to 8m users; and now leading a team of global trend forecasters to predict the future of how we’ll live and work
Chief Executive, 7digital
28th June 2018
The radio industry “lifer” predicts the future direction of streaming, curated content… and of radio itself.
Former Executive Chairman, News International
21st June 2018
The highs and lows of five decades as Rupert Murdoch’s most trusted lieutenant – building and running his global media empire.