Jane Martinson is head of media at The Guardian. While serving previously as the newspaper's women's editor she set up the women's blog. She was also responsible for weekly interviews prior to that. She was awarded the new pensions writer award and shortlisted for the Rosemary Goodchild award for journalism. She held the position of chair of Women in Journalism and now sits on the committee.
Jane read English at Cambridge University and attended the City University journalism school before starting her career at The South Wales Echo in Cardiff. She worked at The Financial Times before joining The Guardian in May 1999 as Wall Street correspondent.