Jane Moore is an English journalist, author and television presenter, best known as a columnist forThe Sun newspaper and as a panellist on the ITV lunchtime chat show Loose Women between 1999 and 2002, returning as a regular panellist on 15 October 2013.
Jane was born in Oxford. Her father was a professor of mathematics at the University of Oxford, and her mother was a teacher. She went to primary school in Oxford, then went to the Worcester Grammar School for Girls on Spetchley Road in Worcester, when her parents divorced. Since the divorce, she has not heard from her father. At school, Jane always wanted to be a journalist, but was told by her teachers that 'it was no job for a lady'. She studied journalism at the South Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education in Cardiff, then trained at the Solihull News in 1981, moving to work full-time at the Birmingham Mail and Birmingham Post.
In 2006, she was nominated for a British Press Award in the category of 'Columnist of the Year', but lost out to Lucy Kellaway.