Sharon Feinstein is a London based journalist and interviewer whose work has been published in national newspapers and magazines for over 30 years. This includes The Sunday Times, Sunday Mirror, Mail on Sunday, The Mirror, Express, The Sun, Jewish News and Private Edition abroad.
Her subject matter and range of work is extensive, she has had many front pages, Page 3, spreads and breaking stories.
Born in Zimbabwe, daughter of a prominent local doctor, Sharon left to study English literature at Edinburgh University. She achieved a first class honours and won the Janet Christie Bequest to study abroad. Clutching her wad of prize money, she drove to Florence and lived in an old farmhouse for 8 months studying at the British Institute and enjoying Tuscany.
She returned to Scotland and lived in a remote cottage in Argyll for some years writing a novel and walking the hills. She came to London and started life as a journalist with small speculative pieces for magazines, and then her first major interview for a Sunday Newspaper, with the legendary Cliff Richard, who had visited her home town of Bulawayo playing at the one and only concert hall when she was growing up.
She spent some time in New York, and sailing off Long Island, and then her career in London began in earnest. She helped to raise money for a premature baby unit at a London Hospital with a well- received 3 part series, interviewed soap stars, travelled with leading rock bands of the time like Freddie Mercury, Spandau Ballet, Rod Stewart, interviewed everyone from lifers to long-haul pilots, venerable British figures like Robin Day and David Dimbleby, and American actors like Angelina Jolie and Leonardo Di Caprio. She did a series of interviews with surrogate mothers and lottery winners, rescued a lioness with Born Free, and helped raise money for endangered seals in the Hebrides She has also worked with London nightclubs.
A lover of travel, she has written about Thailand, Crete, Tuscany, Scotland and the Caribbean. Her passions include tennis, working out, playing the saxophone, fresh air and being on the sea. She is currently living between Venice and London with other travels interspersed.