Get to know the authors behind the Netmums bylines.
Jennifer is an award-winning journalist, digital entrepreneur and avid advocate for parents and women.
Prior to her role at Netmums, Jennifer worked at or contributed to a number of leading publications including The Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian and CNN.com , among others.
As well as shaping Netmums content and strategy, Jennifer appears frequently on TV and radio, including Sky TV, Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour, BBC’s Breakfast and BBC regional radio.
With more than 15 years' experience as a health and lifestyle journalist.
She has written for leading titles including the Sunday Mirror , Women’s Health , Shortlist and Junior . She also works with major brands, creating content and editorial strategy for Mamas & Papas, H. Samuel, The FA, The Body Coach and more.
Alongside running an award-winning fitness blog, she has led blogging workshops for teenage girls in conjunction with the Youth Sports Trust and Virgin Sport.
With a passion for health journalism and quality content, Juliet oversees content creation on Netmums alongside her job-share, Associate Editor Louisa Sherlock .Juliet is a frequent contributor to national radio on various parenting topics, from baby sleep to GCSEs.
Polly has more than seven years’ experience writing and editing pregnancy and parenting content, including health content that meets the rigorous NHS Information Standard guidelines. Her mission is to give all parents the information they need to have a happy and healthy family life. She honed her expertise during her previous role as Content Editor at BabyCentre UK.
Simantha joined Netmums from her own successful lifestyle site, LondonCityGirl . Since joining the team, her viral video strategy has taken the Netmums Facebook and Insta following to over 1.4million, and the combined Netmums video output under Sim’s direction now generates more than 10 million video views per month.
Zoe started her career in parenting journalism, working at Mother & Baby magazine.
She moved into writing about arts and culture for VisitLondon.com and Londonist.com , including covering the London 2021 Olympic Games. She has contributed to a number of national websites and publications including Stylist, Telegraph.co.uk , Escape magazine, Ocado magazine, Top Sante and TNT magazine.
Our freelance writers
Netmums’ trusted freelance contributors are a vital part of our wider content team
Katy is an experienced and professional food and travel journalist, copywriter, content producer and web/print editor. She writes about food for The Guardian , The Telegraph , The Times , and most of the UK’s major food magazines. She also works with leading food and travel brands on branded content. Her first cookbook, Dairy-Free Delicious, was published by Quadrille in the UK and Countryman Press in the U.S.
A former Grazia magazine Features Director, now freelance journalist, Louisa specialises in women’s issues, fertility, parenting, health, social trends and world news.Louisa has over 20 years' experience working in print and online. She's written for publications and websites including the BBC, The Telegraph and Cosmopolitan and also creates content for brands including John Lewis.