Helen Croydon is a best-selling author, journalist and broadcaster specialising in modern relationships, woman’s issues and health . She's best known for her immersive journalism - often undercover - investigations and opinion pieces.
Her first book Sugar Daddy Diaries: When a Fantasy Became an Obsession is a confessional memoir, with lots of humour, charting her adventures on so-called sugar daddy dating sites. Her second book Screw the Fairytale: A Modern Woman's Guide to Love and Sex will be published in February 2014 by John Blake Publishing.
"Helen writes regularly for The Times, The Sunday Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, The Independent, The Mirror, The Daily Mail, Metro and several magazines. She's also a blogger for The Huffington Post"
She has appeared as a relationship commentator on discussion programmes including Newsnight, The Vanessa Show, Sky News, This Morning and Lorraine. She regularly reviews the newspapers on radio for BBC London.
She used to host a live magazine discussion show, Let's Talk Sex on Body in Balance, Sky 275 and has fronted two documentaries for Current TV, including Extreme Dating, a look at niche and unusual dating trends and Steroids in our Gyms, which required her to take anabolic steroids for a month and film the results.
Helen started off in local radio at Silk FM as their breakfast newsreader, before becoming a producer and presenter for ITN for five years. Before switching to journalism she was a tax adviser for a big four accountancy firm advising Japanese expatriates after studying Linguistics and Japanese at university.