Pearson’s chief executive Marjorie Scardino was fourth; head of Walker
Media, Christine Walker, came in 11th; and The Guardian’s managing
director Caroline Marland 14th.
Newspapers were also represented by two Fleet Street editors - Janet
Street-Porter (24) and Rosie Boycott (26) - as well as The Economist’s
Helen Alexander (31) and New Statesman’s Cristina Odone (68).
The BBC was well represented with BBC 2 controller Jane Root (34),
director of policy and planning Patricia Hodgson (41), BBC radio
director Jennifer Abramsky (42), Newsnight’s Kirsty Wark (59), Today’s
Sue MacGregor (73), BBC News’ Kate Adie (84) and Woman’s Hour’s Jenni
Murray (91) all featuring in the list.
Other broadcasters were Channel 5’s Dawn Airey (58), Hat Trick
Productions co-founder Denise O’Donoghue (67) and the ubiquitous Carol
Apart from Walker, the only other advertising agency inclusion is Tamara
Ingram, chief executive of Saatchi & Saatchi (97).