Ginny Dougary

Journalist; Author, The Executive Tart and Other Myths -- An Exploration of Women in the Media

Ginny Dougary is an award-winning journalist and writer. She is the author of THE EXECUTIVE TART AND OTHER MYTHS -- AN EXPLORATION OF WOMEN IN THE MEDIA, and a contributor to several anthologies: OK, YOU MUGS, writers on movie actors, edited by Luc Sante and Melissa Holbrook Pierson (Pantheon in the USA; Granta in the UK) and AMAZONIANS, NEW TRAVEL WRITING BY WOMEN (Penguin) edited by Sara Wheeler and Dea Birkett.

She has written for most of the national newspapers in the UK and her articles are syndicated worldwide, most regularly to the Sydney Morning
Herald's colour supplement Good Weekend, where she was senior staff writer in the 1980s after living for a year in New York.

Since 1992 , Ginny Dougary has been contracted to The Times, where she writes major interviews for the Saturday magazine and T2. News-breaking interviews include David Cameron, Tony Blair, Benazir Bhutto, Michael Portillo, the Duchess of York, Norman Lamont and Jeanette Winterson.
Journalistic highlights (but not always enjoyable encounters): Madonna, Norman Mailer, Elizabeth Taylor, Donald Trump, Salman Rushdie, Bob Geldof.