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She has investigated youth culture and knife crime (The Independent); Pushy Parents (Daily Mirror) Bad Manners (Daily Express); Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (Daily Mail); The Sexualisation of Young Girls (The Sun); Home Education (The Times) and A Multi-cultural Society (Daily Telegraph) among many others.
Sonia is infamous for her outspoken views on parental neglect, work shirkers and a culture where people are famous for being famous. She has lamented the sexualisation of young girls, the feminisation of young boys and the dangers of raising children in a 'fatherless society'.
She has penned a number of first-person articles including the affects of growing up without her father, the premature death of her mother and her harrowing experiences of working in a number of care homes. These included adults with learning difficulties and the elderly.
Sonia began broadcasting for TV and Radio in 1991.
She has contributed to numerous programmes. Among other subjects, she has discussed sex and relationships (Woman's Hour, Radio 4) and profanity and censorship in the media (Newsbeat, Radio 1). She revealed a fascination in 'The Afterlife' for Irish Radio, RTE and investigated sex addiction for a series of BBC radio programmes across the UK network.
She has recently become a regular contributor on Radio Five Live discussing subjects from Godparents to Bisexuality. She also interviewed pop star Peter Andre on the breakdown of his marriage.
Sonia was the voice of 'Street Knowledge' on Kiss FM from 1991 - 1996.
She researched, scripted and presented the live weekly spot on popular culture. One highlight included a live report from America during the O.J. Simpson murder trial.
Her TV experience is varied. From interviewing artists backstage at an AIDS concert for Channel 4 to reporting on the woes of the Child Support Agency (GMTV) through to revealing her personal experience of celibacy on ITV's This Morning. (A show, which also featured David Hasselhoff who, offered to 'cure her'. She graciously declined).
Sonia has published three children's mini-books and has contributed to a number of others on subjects ranging from Victoria Beckham to the rise of ‘Ghetto Culture‘.
As a media consultant, she has tutored numerous pop bands including The Spice Girls and she was instrumental in creating their iconic nicknames.
She recently completed a Psychology degree ("because I wanted to understand myself more") and she takes great pride in her role as a single parent to her daughter, Shaye.
Sonia is an amateur astrologer who enjoys being thrashed at squash by her child, reading Runes for her loved ones, dancing to MTV, helping a local wildlife rescue centre and walking her one-year-old Westie, Bliss. Her long-lost brother and sister recently found her on Facebook.
She deplores laziness, procrastination, bad manners, bigotry and PC-behaviour. She is inspired by human kindness.