Hattie Garlick

Journalist, frazzled mother of two, and author of Born to be Wild

Hattie started out in foreign news and moved into comment before her most recent incarnation on the Times' video journalism team. She has written comment pieces on subjects including boxing and Lady Gaga and features on everything from the secret enslavement of domestic workers to Mormon training camps and male beauty pageants. She is a regular contributor to the Times' School Gate blog. She tweets, unsurprisingly, as @hattiegarlick