About & contact

Joanne Mallon is an author, podcaster and the UK’s most experienced media career coach.

She trained as a coach in 2001, after a 10 year career as a TV producer for shows including GMTV and This Morning.

Joanne regularly features in the media and is known for her friendly, practical and down to earth approach. She’s been in The Guardian, The Independent, Daily Telegraph, London Evening Standard, LBC Radio, BBC national and local radio and many others. She has also been a featured expert on The Guardian’s live web chat events discussing media careers.

An experienced journalist, Joanne has written for a wide range of magazines and websites.

Joanne writes a popular wellbeing blog Opposable Thumbs and her most recent book, How to Find Joy in 5 Minutes a Day, was published in January 2022. Previous books include Change Your Life in 5 Minutes a Day and Find Your Why (a guide to finding your purpose in life). Her next book, on how to find calm, will be published in October 2023.

Joanne also produces and hosts the podcast, 5 Minutes to Change Your Life, one of the UK’s top 5 self improvement podcasts.

An accredited life coach and NLP Practitioner, Joanne has a BA (Hons) degree in English & Communications and a Post Graduate Diploma in Broadcast Journalism.

Joanne is originally from Belfast and currently lives with her family in Brighton.

Joanne Mallon

Getting in touch with Joanne Mallon

For media interviews or enquiries about coaching, feel free to email joanne@joannemallon.com, or say hello on Twitter or Instagram @joannemallon

You can also book coaching sessions directly online here

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Upcoming events

How to become less stressed – 4th October 23, Waterstones Gower Street, London. More info and tickets here.

Find Your Inner Calm (with Rachel Lawrence, The Girl With the Pilates Mat) – 12th October 23, Kemptown Bookshop, Brighton. More info and free tickets here.

Find Your Inner Calm (with Rachel Lawrence, The Girl With the Pilates Mat) – 19th October, Nomad Books, London. More info and free tickets here.