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Dawn Maria France

Journalism, Feature writing

Dawn is an award winning, NCTJ qualified, newsroom-trained writer and journalist.


Service area: UK


As a teenager, Dawn-Maria’s first job was as a comic-strip writer and artist for a London newspaper. Due to the popularity of her female-focussed comic-strip, she soon became the paper’s Northern reporter. Dawn-Maria has written for a host of publications: The Yorkshire Evening Post, Yorkshire Women’s Life Magazine, the Huffington Post, The Metro, and Yorkshire By-line and has contributed to The Voice, The London Evening Standard, We Are The City and many business-to-business titles. She is the author of the highly praised children’s book series, The Adventures of Jenny and Philip.

Relevant Qualifications:

NCTJ qualification. Newsroom-trained. Winner of the English Women’s Award for services to the Media and Journalism.

Other Info:

Dawn-Maria France is an accomplished award-winning journalist, travel writer, children’s author and broadcaster. Born in Yorkshire, Dawn-Maria is not only passionate about her roots but also about important issues of equality, carers, mental health, domestic politics, race, and poverty. A broadcasting veteran, experienced in working with BBC TV & Radio, Sky News and ITV. Dawn-Maria has presented at award ceremonies and has been a panellist discussing women in the news and global news stories. She also featured on the ‘Views in the News’ panel at the highly-respected Women of the World Festival. Dawn-Maria has interviewed celebrities and prominent public figures including Lord Andrew Adonis and celebrity businesswoman CEO, Caprice Bourret. Dawn-Maria is the daughter of artist Helen France, MBE, and the great-niece of the St Kitts and Nevis politician and journalist, Sir Joseph Nathaniel France.

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