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Jenni Trent Hughes Biog

Most people will recognise Jenni from her many television appearances as a Relationship Expert. She is probably best known in that role from Channel 4's multi award winning Perfect Match. Since then, she has co-presented Toddler Taming (with Fiona Phillips) and several series of Loose Women on ITV1. Jenni continues to be a regular Social Commentator on BBC1's Breakfast and their flagship Sunday morning show The Big Question and appears on programmes at the other end of the spectrum such as Big Brother's Little Brother and Wife Swap - The Aftermath on Channel 4.

She was the body language expert on BBC's Identity with Donny Osmond and though she is neither old nor grumpy she is a mainstay of BBC2's Grumpy Guide to Life series. Sky News and BBC News 24 and several other news and current affairs programmes regularly ask her on as a news reviewer and contributor. She mentored Carol Smilie and Shaun Williamson in Gender Pretender and has had several strands covering a wide range of subjects on This Morning on ITV1. There is also a serious side to her and she has appeared as a weekly panellist on Five’s The Wright Stuff and general knowledge shows such as CH4's Beat the Nation.

Her versatility and experience is demonstrated by the wide range of programmes she is asked to be part of. This year she presented Can Obama Change the World? - a programme which is still being shown in several countries. She can be seen reviewing the newspapers for Sky News and BBC News 24 and regularly contributes to other news and current affairs programmes.

Her career began, and still flourishes, in radio. She wrote and presented What My Daddy Told Me, a documentary for Radio 4, where she interviewed Michael Winner and other men on their relationships with their fathers - this made "Pick of the Week". Radio 4 has recently commissioned her to make a documentary on the relationship she shared with Ahmet Ertegun (late founder of Atlantic Records) whose right-hand she was for ten years. She also recorded her own episode of R4’s prestigious With Great Pleasure (a literary version of Desert Island Discs), which has been broadcast several times to much acclaim. She was a regular panellist on Radio 5's Late Night Live for several years and appeared on Woman's Hour doing a series on the importance of beauty with Jenni Murray.

Jenni is a passionate writer and has had two books published. Tough Talk Made Easy – 101 Difficult Conversations and How to Have Them has been translated into French, Chinese and Bulgarian and The Greatest Relationship & Dating Tips in the World has just been bought for the US market. She was agony aunt for handbag.com, then had a column in Red magazine and now writes regularly for publications such as Good Housekeeping, Bella, Sainsbury's magazine and Woman’s Own where she covers topics such as travel, relationships, business and children.

Jenni is a very popular corporate spokesperson and has addressed The Cambridge Union on Feminist Icons and represented, researched and written campaigns for companies such as J.P.Morgan, Vodafone, AOL, Ariel, Abbey National, PriceWaterhouse, Learn Direct, Nescafe Gold Blend, Buena Vista, Warner Brothers and Royal Mail and many others. She does conference, after-dinner speaking and lecture cruises and also motivational speeches in universities and high schools focusing on self-confidence and believing in yourself.

Jenni is part of Nutrition Rocks, an initiative started by Meg Matthews and Hala el-Shafie to help people change their attitudes towards body image and nutrition. She has also recently joined forces with "Secret Millionaire" - Terry George on his highly successful website "Gone Too Soon” which provides support and grief counselling. She is also in the process of starting Official Team Esteem to expand on her confidence-building work in the community and is very involved in various charities and is a spokesperson for iCAN and Action for Children.