British Female Editors

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Anna Wintour
(Journalist)
Anna Wintour
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Birthdate: November 3, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hampstead, London, England

Anna Wintour is a British-American journalist. She has been working as Vogue's Editor-in-Chief since 1988. Known for having an eye for emerging fashion trends, Wintour is credited with reviving Vogue as it was viewed as a stagnating publication when she assumed control in 1988. Nicknamed Nuclear Wintour due to her demanding personality, Wintour inspired the story The Devil Wears Prada.

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Rachel Johnson
(Editor, Journalist)
Rachel Johnson
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Birthdate: September 3, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England

Rachel Johnson is a British television presenter, journalist, and author. She is known for appearing in panel discussion programs and debate programs, such as The Pledge and Question Time. A well-known novelist, Johnson served as a judge of the 2013 Women's Prize for Fiction, one of the most prestigious literary prizes in the UK.

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Isabella Blow
(Former magazine editor who once served as the muse for millioner Philip Treacy)
Isabella Blow
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Birthdate: November 19, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: May 7, 2007

Isabella Blow was an English editor who edited magazines like Vogue. As the muse of Philip Treacy, Blow is credited with discovering models like Sophie Dahl and Stella Tennant. Isabella Blow is also credited with supporting and enriching the career of English fashion designer and couturier Alexander McQueen. Isabella Blow committed suicide at the age of 48.

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Rebekah Brooks
(British Journalist and CEO of 'News UK')
Rebekah Brooks
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Birthdate: May 27, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Warrington, Lancashire, England

Rebekah Brooks is a British former newspaper editor and journalist. She currently works as a media executive and has been serving as News UK's CEO since 2015. In 2003, she started working as the editor of The Sun, becoming the first female editor of the tabloid. From 2009 to 2011, she served as the chief executive officer of News International.

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Tina Brown
(Editor)
Tina Brown
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Birthdate: November 21, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Maidenhead
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Grace Coddington
(Model, Wardrobe stylist, Fashion editor, Journalist)
Grace Coddington
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Birthdate: April 20, 1941
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Anglesey

Born to a hotelier couple in Wales, Grace Coddington grew up reading Vogue, which she later headed as its creative director. She had, at age 18, interestingly begun her modeling career with Vogue, too. However, a car accident at age 26, which disfigured her face, cut her modeling career short.

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Anne V. Coates
(Film editor)
Anne V. Coates
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Birthdate: December 12, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Reigate

Initially a nurse at Sir Archibald McIndoe’s East Grinstead plastic surgery hospital, Anne V. Coates later stepped into the world of entertainment with the hope of becoming a film director. She became a film editor instead and eventually earned an Academy Award for her work in the film Lawrence of Arabia.

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Cristina Odone
(Journalist, Editor)
Cristina Odone
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Birthdate: November 11, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya

Italian-British journalist Cristina Odone has spent a major part of her career writing about topics such as parenting and family. A regular columnist at The Observer and The Daily Telegraph, she has also worked with The New Statesman and The Catholic Herald, and has established the charity Parenting Circle.

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Liz Tilberis
(Editor)
Liz Tilberis
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Birthdate: September 7, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Alderley Edge, England
Died: April 21, 1999
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Rachel Beer
(Editor-in-chief of The Observer and The Sunday Times)
Rachel Beer
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Birthdate: April 7, 1858
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bombay, India
Died: April 29, 1927
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Anne Scott-James
(Journalist)
Anne Scott-James
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Birthdate: April 5, 1913
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 13, 2009
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Eliza Cook
(Journalist, Poet, Editor)
Eliza Cook
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Birthdate: December 24, 1818
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London Road, Southwark
Died: September 23, 1889
Ellah Wakatama Allfrey
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Birthdate: September 16, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe