2 Lucy Hawking(Journalist, Novelist, Writer)
3 Anna Wintour(Journalist)
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.
4 Christiane Amanpour(Journalist)
5 Stacey Dooley(Television presenter)
6 Anna Richardson(Television Presenter)
7 Fiona Bruce(Journalist)
8 Naga Munchetty(Television Presenter)
9 Jill Wendy Dando(Journalist)
10 Fearne Cotton(Television presenter, Voice actor, Journalist, Disc jockey)
11 Carol Thatcher(Journalist)
12 Rachel Johnson(Editor, Journalist)
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.
13 Kate Garraway(Journalist)
14 Sara Cox(Presenter, Disc jockey, Journalist)
15 Lady Gabriella Windsor(Journalist)
Lady Gabriella Windsor is an English writer and one of the members of the British royal family. A freelance journalist, Lady Gabriella contributes immensely to several publications, including The London Magazine. A humanist, she also works closely with the nonprofit organization Playing for Change Foundation where she is a board director.
16 Kate Silverton(Journalist)
17 Clare Balding(Television presenter, Journalist, Autobiographer)
18 Sophie Raworth(Journalist)
19 Emily Maitlis(Journalist)
British journalist, documentary filmmaker, and newsreader Emily Maitlis is currently the lead anchor of BBC Two's news and current affairs program Newsnight. An alumnus of the Queens' College, Cambridge, she began her career as a documentary filmmaker before moving to broadcast journalism. She built a successful career, becoming one of the highest-paid BBC news and current affairs staff.
20 Anna Soubry(Political Leader)
Anna Soubry is a British journalist, barrister, and former politician. A vocal critic of Brexit, Soubry left the Conservative Party in February 2019 in order to join the Independent Group for Change (Change UK). Subsequently, Anna Soubry was appointed as the party's leader before the disbandment of Change UK following the party's failure at the December 2019 general election.
21 Kirsty Gallacher(TV Presenter who has co-presented The Great British Breakfast on GB News since June 2021)
22 Lorraine Kelly(Television presenter)
Lorraine Kelly is a Scottish journalist and TV presenter. She is also known for her charity work and has been a long-time supporter of the LGBT community. In the 2012 New Year Honours, Lorraine Kelly was appointed OBE for services to charity. In the 2020 Birthday Honours, she was promoted to CBE for services to journalism, broadcasting, and charity.
23 Maureen Lipman(Actress)
Maureen Lipman is an English actress, comedian, political activist, and writer. Over the years, Lipman has been a prominent theatre actress; she has performed in some of England's most iconic venues like the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal National Theatre. In the 2020 Queen's Birthday Honours, Lipman was made a dame for services to entertainment, charity, and the arts.
24 Melanie Sykes(TV Presenter)
25 Nancy Wake(Journalist)
Initially a journalist, Nancy Wake earned the nickname The White Mouse for her skilful spying on Germans. Working under the alias Helene for the SOE, the stiletto-wearing socialite earned respect for her 500 km bicycle ride to report a situation to London, while being chased by the Nazis.
26 Louise Minchin(Journalist and News Anchor)
27 Esther McVey(Politician)
28 Victoria Derbyshire(Journalist)
29 Jojo Moyes(Journalist)
30 Katie Hopkins(Media Personality)
31 Trinny Woodall(TV Presenter)
32 Suzi Perry(Television Presenter)
33 Rebekah Brooks(Journalist)
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.
34 Paula Yates(Television presenter)
35 Kay Burley(Presenter on Sky News)
36 Zain Asher(News Anchor, Journalist)
37 Susanna Reid(Television Presenter)
Journalist and anchor Susanna Reid is best known for co-presenting BBC Breakfast. She also ended up as the runner-up on Strictly Come Dancing in 2013. She has appeared as the main host of shows such as Sunday Morning Live and Good Morning Britain, and is associated with Media Trust.
38 Zoë Ball(Journalist)
Zoë Ball is a British radio and television personality. She was the first woman to host BBC's popular radio shows, Radio 1 Breakfast and Radio 2 Breakfast Show. Zoe Ball is also known for her charity work; she cycled from Blackpool to Brighton as part of the Hardest Ride Home challenge to raise money for mental health awareness and Sport Relief.
39 Esther Rantzen(Journalist)
Esther Rantzen is an English television presenter and journalist. She contributed immensely to the success of BBC's popular magazine-style television series That's Life, working as its presenter from 1973 to 1994. Also a humanitarian, Esther Rantzen helped found two charity organizations, namely ChildLine and The Silver Line. She was made a Dame in the 2015 New Year Honours.
40 Janet Street-Porter(Journalist, Television presenter)
41 Katty Kay(Journalist)
Katty Kay is a British broadcaster, journalist, and author. Apart from being an important anchor for BBC, Katty Kay has also been a prominent board member of the International Women's Media Foundation, an organization working towards the betterment of women in the media. She has also written a couple of books, namely The Confidence Code and Womenomics.
42 Eve Pollard(Novelist, Journalist)
43 Charlotte Hawkins(Television presenter)
Charlotte Hawkins is an English journalist, newsreader, and television & radio presenter. Apart from her work on radio and TV, Hawkins is also known for her charity work. She supports many charity organizations, such as the Motor Neurone Disease Association. She has also been serving as an ambassador for the research and awareness charity, Cancer Research UK Kids and Teens.
44 Louise Brealey(Actress)
45 Andrea McLean(Journalist)
Born in Scotland, Andrea McLean was raised in the Caribbean. She later established herself as an award-winning journalist and broadcaster, known for her 13-year stint on Loose Women. She is also the bestselling author of books such as This Girl Is on Fire and Confessions of a Good Girl.
46 Mishal Husain(News Presenter)
47 Emma Forrest(Journalists)
48 Caitlin Moran(New York Times Bestselling Author of ‘How to be a Woman’)
49 Isabella Blow(Former magazine editor who once served as the muse for millioner Philip Treacy)
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.