Joanne Mallon is the UK’s most experienced life and career coach specialising in working with people in media and creative industries.
Joanne trained as a professional coach in 2001, after having worked as a TV producer for 10 years for shows including GMTV and This Morning. She is the founder of the online networking group for women in media MediaWomenUK and KidsBlogClub, the site for children who blog.
Joanne regularly features in the media and is known for her practical and down to earth approach. She’s been in The Guardian, The Independent, Daily Telegraph, London Evening Standard, Woman’s Own, LBC Radio, BBC Local Radio and many others. She has been a featured expert several times on The Guardian’s careers live web chats discussing media careers.
Joanne is also an experienced journalist who has written for The Times, The Guardian, Daily Express, Psychologies and a wide range of magazines and websites. Her popular lifestyle blog Opposable Thumbs has been running for ten years and she is currently writing her fifth book, due to be published in January 2021.
An Accredited Life Coach and NLP Practitioner, Joanne has a degree in English and Communications and a Post Graduate Diploma in Broadcast Journalism from Cardiff School of Journalism.
Joanne is originally from Northern Ireland and currently lives in Brighton with her family. She works with coaching clients all around the world via phone and Skype.
Getting in touch with Joanne Mallon
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