About the Author
Lucy Tobin is a newspaper business journalist and writes a weekly feature on entrepreneurs in the Evening Standard. She has commentated on entrepreneurship in Britain on TV including BBC News, Show me the Money and on radio including BBC Radio 5 Live and Talk Sport. She has also done several TV appearances on BBC Breakfast.
Since graduating with a First from Oxford in 2008, she’s held full-time journalistic positions at The Times, The Evening Standard (where she currently works) and The Daily Express, and has written 500+ articles for other newspapers including The Guardian, Independent, Sunday Times Magazine, Daily Telegraph, Boston Globe, Toronto Star, plus magazines like Prima, The Lady and Grazia.
She is the author of two previous books, Pimp Your Vocab (Portico, 2009) – a parent's guide to the slang words kids don't want you to know – and A Guide to Uni Life (Trotman, 2009) –a student's guide to university. She marketed both these books with lead-length articles in The Guardian, Sunday Times, Evening Standard, and other articles in the Daily Mail, The Sun, and Independent. She also had tag-lines referencing the books in articles in Grazia and talked about them in TV appearances on BBC Breakfast, a vast number of BBC local radio stations, LBC radio, plus foreign radio stations in the US, South Africa and Spain.