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Eve Pollard, OBE

Eve Pollard, OBE, Journalist visits De Montfort University to give a free lecture as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series.

Eve Pollard is a journalist and media commentator, and was only the second woman ever to edit a national newspaper.

Eve can justly be dubbed ‘the first lady of Fleet Street’ with a varied and colourful career that has seen her rise from tea girl to reporter to editor in the male-dominated world of old-school newspaper

Starting out in women’s magazines, Eve rose to edit both the Sunday Mirror and Sunday Express, as well as magazine supplements for many of the national Sunday papers. Returning to women’s titles she also launched Elle magazine in the US as its first editor-in-chief.

Today, Eve is a regular reporter on BBC1’s The One Show. She also frequently appears on radio and TV from The News Quiz to You and Yours, This Morning to Have I Got News For You, Loose Women to The Daily Politics. Eve is also a published novelist and biographer.

A respected commentator on the media, its future, and its effects, Eve is a member of the Competition Commission’s Newspaper Takeover Panel. She also lectures in media studies at Bournemouth University, where she is a visiting fellow. Eve is an active supporter and campaigner for the promotion of women’s health, and is vice-chairman of the Wellbeing of Women charity.


Ms Eve Pollard, OBE | talks


Date and Time:

19 May 2010 at 6:00 pm


1 hour



De Montfort University
Hugh Aston Building
The Gateway
0116 257 7452

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Places must be booked in advance as there are limited spaces. To book a place, or for more information email Daniel Jones on djones@dmu.ac.uk or telephone 0116 257 7452.

Additional Information:

We would also like to invite you to join us at the reception after the lecture where there will be free drinks and canapes.

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