Property - Personal Finance Editor
Anne Ashworth is the Property and Personal Finance Editor of The Times. She is an award-winning columnist and highly regarded commentator on topics ranging from house prices and property trends to mortgage rates and investments. Anne has been a frequent contributor to TV and Radio programmes such as This Morning, LBC and BBC Radio London, and, more broadly, regularly reviews the papers for the BBC News Channel. She is known for her light touch and ability to get across clear points without resorting to jargon. At The Times, she edits two award-winning sections, Bricks & Mortar and Times Money, and writes news and features on the housing market, mortgages, pensions, investment and interiors. Anne regularly takes part in the podcast for RedBox, the paper’s political email bulletin. Anne regularly reviews the newspapers for the BBC news channel on its two live evening shows, her radio work includes newspaper reviews on the Vanessa Feltz show on BBC Radio London and personal finance and property coverage on the Andrew Castle show on LBC. Her other broadcast work include five years as the money guru on ITV’s This Morning, where was one of the team that launched the show. Anne has also appeared on University Challenge, where she was chosen to represent King’s College, London in its Christmas series featuring high-profile past graduates. Anne is in demand as an independent chair for housing and infrastructure panel events and debates. She has chaired a number of these, including the participation of several cabinet ministers at both the Labour and Conservative party conferences.