2 March 1983 (age 31)
Lower Hutt, New Zealand
|Occupation||Journalist and Broadcaster|
Dan Wootton (born 2 March 1983) is a journalist and broadcaster. He is the Showbiz Reporter of ITV's Lorraine show, a columnist for The Sun on Sunday and head of showbiz for The Sun.
Wootton started his career as a journalist in his native New Zealand, writing an entertainment column for the Wellington-based national broadsheet The Dominion Post and was also a reporter for the daily television show Good Morning. Wootton joined the News of the World in February 2007. He became the newspaper's show-business editor in November 2008. He was the show-business editor at the newspaper until its closure in July 2011. He then became a columnist/ feature writer for the Daily Mail  and Editor-at-Large for Now Magazine. He often takes on the role of 'showbiz' presenter on ITV’s morning show Lorraine, speculating and reporting on celebrity gossip. Wootton occasionally appears as a commentator on TV shows including Sky News and Xtra Factor. He has also been a guest on radio stations BBC Radio 5 Live, Absolute Radio and LBC. In 2013, he joined The Sun newspaper to launch a new column. http://www.theguardian.com/media/2013/jul/05/dan-wootton-sun-on-sunday
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