Freench media report that Valerie Trierweiler, the companion of newly-elected French president Francois Hollande, has renewed her contract with the magazine Paris Match where she has worked for 22 years.
The journalist and the French president are not married but live together. She will write a column on cultural subjects twice a month.
"I do not have a personal fortune but I do not consider that a handicap,"she told and interviewer last month. "On the contrary. I need to make a living. I have three children. My financial independence, like for millions of French women, is a concrete reality and a priority."