About & contact

Joanne Mallon is 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.

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An experienced journalist, Joanne has written for The Times, The Guardian, Daily Express, Psychologies, Sainsburys magazine, Spirit & Destiny and a wide range of other magazines and websites.

Joanne’s popular healthy lifestyle blog Opposable Thumbs has been running for over 10 years and her fifth book, Change Your Life in 5 Minutes a Day was published in January 2021.

Her next book, Find Your Why (a guide to finding your purpose in life) will be published in August 2021.

Joanne is currently working on her seventh book, a guide to finding joy in life, due to be published in January 2022.

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. She currently lives in Brighton with her family, working as a media career coach with clients all around the world via phone and Zoom.

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

For information about the ‘pay whatever you want’ offer which is running during the COVID crisis, click here