Lauren Laverne began her career in indie band Kenickie. Following the group’s split in 1998 Lauren moved into broadcasting. In radio her highly acclaimed stint as a DJ for leading London radio station XFM was followed by a move to BBC 6Music, where she now hosts a daily show.
Lauren also has successful and varied on-screen career, presenting TV shows such as Transmission, The Culture Show, Style on Trial, 10 O'Clock Live and host the Turner Prize Awards and the Mercury Prize Awards each year.
In 2010 Lauren published her first book: Candy Pop: Candy and the Broken Biscuits and she began a weekly fashion column for the Observer Magazine.
In 2015 Lauren co-found The Pool, a website for “women who are too busy to browse” which includes includes news comment around fashion, culture, food, music & literature.
Also in 2015 Lauren curated and hosted 6 Late Night Womens Hour discussions for BBCR4 and and presented a BBCR4 Documentary entitled ‘From the Self to the Selfie’.