Female Newspaper Columnists

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Peaches Geldof
(British Model, Television Personality and Writer for the UK Edition of ‘Elle Girl’ Magazine)
Peaches Geldof
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Birthdate: March 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Westminster, London, England
Died: April 7, 2014
Peaches Geldof, daughter of singer Bob Geldof and TV presenter Paula Yates, wrote for publications such as Elle Girl and The Guardian. She later presented her own TV shows, such as Peaches Geldof: Teen America, and modeled. Geldof was a Scientologist. She died of a heroin overdose at age 25.
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Hedda Hopper
(Gossip columnist)
Hedda Hopper
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Birthdate: May 2, 1885
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 1, 1966
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Kasie Hunt
(American Correspondent)
Kasie Hunt
4
Birthdate: May 24, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wayne, Pennsylvania

Kasie Hunt is an American political correspondent. Over the years, Kasie Hunt has been an important member of NBC News and MSNBC. Apart from being the Capitol Hill correspondent for NBC News, Hunt also hosts MSNBC's morning news show Way Too Early with Kasie Hunt, which airs on weekdays from 5 a.m. to 6 a.m.

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Alicia Garza
(Activist)
Alicia Garza
4
Birthdate: January 4, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
 5 
Kelly Piquet
(Columnist, Blogger & Public relations professional.)
Kelly Piquet
4
Birthdate: December 7, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Homburg, Germany

Kelly Piquet is a Brazilian model, blogger, columnist, and public relations professional. Piquet has made immense contributions to Marie Claire magazine as a columnist. As a model, she has posed for brands like PatBO. Kelly Piquet is also known as the daughter of famous Brazilian racing driver Nelson Piquet. 

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Angela Rye
(Political commentator)
Angela Rye
3
Birthdate: October 26, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, U.S.
 7 
Arlene Dahl
(Actress)
Arlene Dahl
3
Birthdate: August 11, 1925
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
 8 
Marilyn vos Savant
4
Birthdate: August 11, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
 9 
Anna Roosevelt Halsted
(Writer, Editor)
Anna Roosevelt Halsted
3
Birthdate: May 3, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City
Died: December 1, 1975

Anna Roosevelt Halsted was an American writer and newspaper editor. The daughter of Eleanor Roosevelt and Franklin D. Roosevelt, Anna played an important role during World War II, serving as her father's key advisor. After her marriage, Anna moved into the White House and served as First Lady of the USA as per her parents' request.

 10 
Maureen Dowd
(American Columnist)
Maureen Dowd
5
Birthdate: January 14, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
 11 
Jeannette Walls
3
Birthdate: April 21, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, USA
 12 
Margaret Ellen Noonan
3
Birthdate: September 7, 1950
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
 13 
Alex Wagner
(Television host and author)
Alex Wagner
0
Birthdate: November 27, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
 14 
Kirsten Powers
(Newspaper Columnists)
Kirsten Powers
3
Birthdate: December 14, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fairbanks, Alaska, USA
 15 
Amy Goodman
(Broadcaster)
Amy Goodman
5
Birthdate: April 13, 1957
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bay Shore, New York, USA
 16 
Angela Scanlon
(Television presenter)
Angela Scanlon
3
Birthdate: December 29, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ratoath, Ireland

Irish presenter Angela Scanlon started her career as a journalist and fashion expert, working for publications such as Grazia and Tatler. She later switched to TV with the documentary Oi Ginger! She later co-hosted The One Show, filling in for Alex Jones, who was on maternity leave.

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Betsy Woodruff
(Reporter)
Betsy Woodruff
3
Birthdate: October 31, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Purcellville, Virginia, United States
 18 
Erma Bombeck
(Humorist)
Erma Bombeck
3
Birthdate: February 21, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bellbrook, Ohio, United States
Died: April 22, 1996
 19 
Suleika Jaouad
(Writer, advocate, and motivational speaker)
Suleika Jaouad
0
Birthdate: July 5, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 20 
Kelly Killoren
(Author, Socialite, Model)
Kelly Killoren
3
Birthdate: May 1, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rockford, Illinois
 21 
Denise Austin
3
Birthdate: February 13, 1957
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Pedro, California, USA
 22 
Julia Hartley-Brewer
(Radio presenter, journalist, columnist)
Julia Hartley-Brewer
3
Birthdate: May 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Birmingham, England
 23 
Sonali Kulkarni
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Birthdate: November 3, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pune, Maharashtra, India
 24 
Becky Quick
(Journalist)
Becky Quick
3
Birthdate: July 18, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States

Becky Quick is an American TV news presenter best known for co-anchoring CNBC's financial news shows On the Money and Squawk Box. Prior to working for CNBC, Quick worked for The Wall Street Journal where she played an important role in launching the publication's website in 1996. As part of her job, Quick has interviewed influential personalities including Bill Gates.

 25 
Dambisa Moyo
(Economist)
Dambisa Moyo
2
Birthdate: February 2, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lusaka, Zambia
 26 
Clodagh McKenna
2
Birthdate: May 10, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Blackrock, Ireland

Irish celebrity chef, cookbook author, and presenter Clodagh McKenna is best known for her appearances on shows such as This Morning. She is married to the Queen’s godson, British aristocrat Harry Herbert. Known for popularizing Irish recipes in the US, she has also written culinary columns.

 27 
Sally Quinn
(Writer)
Sally Quinn
5
Birthdate: July 1, 1941
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, U.S.
 28 
Pauline Phillips
(Newspaper columnist)
Pauline Phillips
2
Birthdate: July 4, 1918
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sioux City, Iowa, United States
Died: January 16, 2013
 29 
Rona Barrett
(American Gossip Columnist and Host of the TV Show 'Good Morning America')
Rona Barrett
3
Birthdate: October 8, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Rona Barrett is an American businesswoman and gossip columnist. She is credited with founding the Rona Barrett Lavender Company which produces lavender baths, aromatherapy, food, and beauty products. Rona Barrett is also noted for her philanthropic efforts; she founded a non-profit organization called The Rona Barrett Foundation which aims at supporting senior citizens in need.

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Yasmin Alibhai-Brown
(Ugandan-born British journalist and author)
Yasmin Alibhai-Brown
2
Birthdate: December 10, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kampala, Uganda
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Anna Quindlen
(American Author, Journalist, and Opinion Columnist)
Anna Quindlen
2
Birthdate: July 8, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Anna Quindlen is an American journalist, author, and opinion columnist. In 1992, her column, Public and Private, earned her the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for Commentary. In 1994, she published her novel, One True Thing, which was adapted into a film of the same name in 1998. In 2016, Quindlen was made an inductee of the New Jersey Hall of Fame.

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Marina Mahathir
(Activist)
Marina Mahathir
2
Birthdate: May 11, 1957
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaya (now Malaysia)
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Eppie Lederer
(Columnist)
Eppie Lederer
4
Birthdate: July 4, 1918
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sioux City, Iowa, United States
Died: June 22, 2002
 34 
Zoe Williams
(Journalist, columnist, author)
Zoe Williams
2
Birthdate: August 7, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hounslow, West London, England, United Kingdom

Zoe Williams is a Welsh journalist, columnist, and author. She is best known for her association with the popular newspaper The Guardian, where she contributes as a political, lifestyle, and wellness journalist. Zoe Williams has also contributed to publications like the Evening Standard and NOW Magazine. At the 2010 WorkWorld Media Awards, Zoe Williams was adjudged Columnist of the Year.

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Rita Panahi
(She works for The Herald and Weekly Times (HWT))
Rita Panahi
0
Birthdate: March 3, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pine Bluff, Arkansas, United States
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Elsa Maxwell
(Writer)
Elsa Maxwell
2
Birthdate: May 24, 1883
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Keokuk, Iowa, United States
Died: November 1, 1963
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Mabel Dodge Luhan
(Biographer)
Mabel Dodge Luhan
2
Birthdate: February 26, 1879
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York
Died: August 13, 1962
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Christie Blatchford
(Columnist, Writer)
Christie Blatchford
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Birthdate: May 20, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rouyn-Noranda, Canada
Died: February 12, 2020

Canadian journalist and author Christie Blatchford had created history as her country’s first sports columnist. Also known for her award-winning book Fifteen Days, which was based on her experiences in Afghanistan, she was associated with publications such as National Post. She unfortunately died of lung cancer at age 68.

 39 
Shana Alexander
(Journalist)
Shana Alexander
4
Birthdate: October 6, 1925
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: June 23, 2005
 40 
Kelly Madison
(Actress)
Kelly Madison
2
Birthdate: August 26, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newport Beach, California, United States
 41 
Dorothy Dix
(Journalist)
Dorothy Dix
2
Birthdate: November 18, 1861
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Montgomery County, Tennessee, United States
Died: December 16, 1951
Alice Dunbar Nelson
2
Birthdate: July 19, 1875
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: September 18, 1935
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Jhamak Ghimire
2
Birthdate: July 10, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kachide, Dhankuta, Nepal
 44 
Madhu Trehan
(Indian Journalist & Founder of Digital Media Portal 'Newslaundry')
Madhu Trehan
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Birthplace: India

Madhu Trehan is an Indian journalist best known for co-founding a digital media portal named Newslaundry where she also works as the editor-in-chief. She is also credited with founding the popular news magazine, India Today. In 1986, Madhu Trehan earned a reputation as a pioneer of investigative journalism when she produced and anchored India's first video news magazine, Newstrack.

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Nesrine Malik
(Journalist)
Nesrine Malik
2
Birthplace: Khartoum, Sudan
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Zineb El Rhazoui
(Journalist)
Zineb El Rhazoui
2
Birthdate: January 19, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco

Zineb El Rhazoui is a French journalist best known for her contribution as a columnist for the popular magazine Charlie Hebdo where she worked from 2011 to 2017. Rhazoui was in Morocco on 7 January 2015 when the Charlie Hebdo massacre took place. Since 2015, Rhazoui has been working as a human rights campaigner, speaking about free speech and Islam.

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Carolyn Forché
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Birthdate: April 28, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
 48 
Defne Samyeli
(TV presenter)
Defne Samyeli
2
Birthdate: March 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
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Stefanie Preissner
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Birthdate: April 21, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Munich, Germany

Irish screenwriter and author Stefanie Preissner is best known for creating the hit comedy-drama series Can't Cope, Won't Cope and for writing Why Can't Everything Just Stay the Same? She has also appeared as an actor in a one-woman show that toured globally. She was diagnosed with autism at age 34.

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Guia Soncini
(Journalist)
Guia Soncini
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Birthdate: October 19, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy