Andy JonesJournalist and Broadcaster
Andy is an accomplished journalist and broadcaster with credits across a huge range of national media. In print, Andy has written for the Times, Sunday Times, Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday, Sun, Evening Standard, Telegraph, Daily Star, Metro, Grazia, Fabulous, Cosmopolitan, GQ, FHM, Glamour, Men's Health and Vice among other titles, having started his career at thelondonpaper where he was features writer and weekly 'Man About Town' dating columnist.
He has written over 400 articles on sex, dating and relationships for print media, though also writes lifestyle, celebrity, first person and travel pieces. He has interviewed celebrities like David Beckham, Elle Macpherson and Richard Branson; built and lived in an igloo in the Arctic Circle and wrote Grazia Australia's 'Guy Next Door' column for one year.
He also has a sports betting column, 'Overdrawn' which runs in Sport Magazine each month.
In broadcast, Andy has made and fronted packages for BBC1's Inside Out programme and has featured on ITV1's Lorraine on over a dozen occasions as a newspaper reviewer as well as numerous appearances on C5's The Vanessa Show, BBC1's Sunday Morning Live, C5's Hotel Inspector, GMTV, the Stephen Nolan Show and two series of C5's Generation Sex. In other work, Andy has also appeared in a one-off C4 show called 'Seven Ages of Love' where he delivered a first person verse about his adventures dating in the city and C5's Essex Jungle where he interviewed a man who shares his bungalow with a crocodile.
On radio, Andy regularly contributes to BBC5Live shows like Nicky Campbell, Stephen Nolan, Richard Bacon and Tony Livesey, as well as being a frequent guest on Gaby Roslin's BBC London 94.9 Saturday show. Andy also produces his own radio packages for Radio 4 and BBC World Service tackling subjects like former Premier League footballer turned boxer Leon McKenzie's battle with depression, Tony McCoy reaching 4,000 winners and the rehab of professional jockeys at Oaksey House.
He is also an in-demand media trainer offering a range of bespoke services to private clients - Royal College of Midwives, Prostate Cancer, GB Swim Team - as well as bespoke PR services - namely Hotwire and FeverPR. He also guest lectures regularly at Westminster, Kingston, Bournemouth and Edinburgh Napier journalism courses.