Jane Moore spoke about her early career in journalism on Loose Women on Tuesday and recalled how she was ‘very nervous’ talking to Les
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Loose Women panelist Jane Moore recalled how she was “very nervous” when she first had to do an interview with a celebrity when she was just starting out as a journalist.
The presenter, 59, spoke about her early career on the latest season of the ITV show on Monday while discussing ‘memorable jobs’ with her co-hosts.
Jane explained her first position at a newspaper was with Solihull News, revealing that one of her initial assignments was to interview the late comedian Les Dawson.
“One of the first jobs I was sent to interview [him]. I just remember sitting there thinking ‘oh my god, I’m interviewing a celebrity’ and I was so nervous,” she said.
The columnist revealed earlier in the discussion that she did not expect to get a position at the now defunct Solihull News, because of competition in the journalism sector.
She said: “There are a lot of people who come in to apply for jobs and all the others have graduated, they have degrees. I don’t. [though]so I don’t think I’ll get the job [but] I did.”
Les passed away at the age of 62, in June 1993 from a heart attack.
Jane – who has worked for The Sun and The Sunday Times – recalls when she first worked in the industry, she thought to herself, “That’s it. This is the trajectory now.”
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The journalist spoke about the beginning of her career in a panel discussion about the show alongside panelists like Ruth Langsford, 62, Brenda Edwards, 53, and Gloria Hunniford, 82.
Jane said getting a column was a “defining moment” for her and made her realize how far she’d come.
Jane said she was on a playground with her eldest daughter, who was a toddler, when she received a call to say she had been given an opinion column, which she “really want.”
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https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/jane-moore-reveals-terrified-first-26850237 Jane Moore reveals she was scared to be interviewed with late celebrity Les Dawson for the first time