Lauren Laverne began her career in indie band Kenickie while still at school. Following their split in 1998 Lauren moved into broadcasting. In radio her highly acclaimed stint as a DJ for leading London radio station XFM was followed by a move to BBC 6 Music, where she hosts a daily show.
Lauren also has successful and varied on-screen career, presenting TV shows such as Transmission, The Culture Show, Style on Trial and coverage from music events including Glastonbury and The Mercury Prize.
She has a weekly column in Grazia magazine.