Jessica Brown

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Jessica Brown (born in Solihull, West Midlands) is editor of the Daily Star''s celebrity column Goss.[1]

Journalism career[edit]

Brown went to Solihull Sixth Form College, she left with three A Levels in English Language and Literature, Sociology and Geography. She then graduated from Staffordshire University with a B.A. in Media Studies and Sociology.

Brown's career as a journalist started in Birmingham when she was employed as the music editor for 69 Magazine in 2002. She also had a weekly showbiz column in the Solihull And Warwickshire Guardian. She became a celebrity reporter for Star magazine between 2007–2008 and worked as a freelance showbiz journalist for New! magazine, Sunday Mirror, Daily Mirror and The People.

Brown also regularly updates her own lifestyle blog, jessicabrown.me.

Radio presenter[edit]

Brown co-presented the breakfast show for Global Radio on Galaxy Birmingham for five years from 2002. She also hosted her own Saturday breakfast show and a break beat show Breakz and Beatz every Friday night on the Galaxy digital network DAB.[2]

Daily Star Goss[edit]

Brown joined Goss at the Daily Star full-time in 2009 as one of The Goss Girls, she was promoted to showbiz editor in March 2010.

Other media work[edit]

She regularly appears on Five News and Live From Studio Five as a showbiz expert. She was interviewed on Sky News for a Michael Jackson and Cheryl Cole news feature. She also chats on radio shows such as talkSPORT and LBC's Saturday Night Live about celebrity news stories and The X Factor.

Controversy[edit]

In June 2009 Brown was involved in an altercation with glamour model Katie Price, who flew into a rage and threatened to "cut" Brown's face in Ibiza. Price had mistaken her for someone who works with ex-husband Peter Andre.[3][4]

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