About

Ella Whelan is a freelance journalist, commentator and author of What Women Want: Fun, Freedom and an End to Feminism.

She was the assistant editor at spiked and host of the spiked podcast between 2015-2018She regularly appears on TV and radio, including Question Time, Today, Sky News Press Preview, GMB, Any Questions, Moral Maze, Politics Live, Channel 4 and others. She has written for the Sunday Times, The Economist, the Irish Times, the Sun, Conscience, the Spectator, City Am, the IBT, The Critic, Grazia, Standpoint and others. Her interviews, including Slavoj Zizek, Fiona Shaw, Camille Paglia and Lionel Shriver, were published in the spiked review. Ella is represented by Northbank Talent Management. In 2019, Ella was the co-convenor of the Battle of Ideas festival at the Barbican in central London.

Ella is one half of Lobster Films – a new production company making political documentaries about thorny issues that others shy away from. Their first doc – The F Word – is out now.

For speaker bookings/pitches/enquiries, get in touch:

Contact Ella: ella.m.whelan@gmail.com

Twitter: @Ella_M_Whelan

Photo: Henry Kenyon