Billie JD Porter

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At just 24 years old, Billie JD Porter has already carved out an enviable media career across multiple platforms. The writer and filmmaker has amassed an extensive body of critically acclaimed works’ since exploding on to the scene as a young teenager.

At just sixteen, Billie’s passion for music saw her contributing to titles such as NME, i-D and Vice, captivating readers with her wry interview style and immersive approach often turning up for a 10 minute Q+A with a band, then ending up spending weeks on the road. She’s since written on a wide number of subjects for countless publications, including Elle, Wonderland, Grazia and Jalouse.

Her talents don’t lie merely in the written word though -­ Billie has proven herself to be a gifted broadcast journalist, being as at home interviewing politicians for Channel 4 News, as she is chatting to huge stars for late night music shows.

Having fronted two three-part Current Affairs series (Secrets of South America & Secrets of China) for the BBC in recent years, she has displayed a fearless dedication to the stories she follows, taking her work to the slums of Rio and military boot camps in China.

A regular face in fashion magazines, Billie has been featured in Vogue, The Sunday Times, Tatler and many other titles for her unique style. As a model she has posed for the likes of Levis and Louis Vuitton, and DJ’d internationally for some of the biggest brand names in the industry.

Her eclectic career portfolio has seen her host a number of workshops for young people in the UK, Singapore and Bangladesh, for the likes of The Guardian and The British Council.

  • Joy of Teen Sex (Channel 4)
  • Smells Like Friday Night TX Pilot (Channel 4)
  • Secrets of South America (BBC3)
  • Prostitution: What’s The Harm? (BBC3)
  • Secrets of China (BBC3)

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