Jan Fran

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Jan Fran

Jan Fran is a journalist, TV presenter, and internet commentator best known for hosting The Feed on SBS VICELAND, Medicine or Myth on SBS and the podcasts Sexism and the City and The Few Who Do.

She is the creator, writer, and presenter of opinion segment The Frant, and her videos have been viewed more than 18 million times since she first started making them in late 2017.

Jan has shot and produced documentaries from all over the world for SBS TV. She regularly appears as a guest-host on The Project and has appeared as a commentator on Q&A, ABC Breakfast, Studio 10, The Latest, The Today Show, Insiders, Lateline, The Drum, and Triple J’s Hack.

Jan is an ambassador for Plan International Australia where she advocates for women and girls and her strong reporting on women’s issues earned her a 2018 Walkley nomination for Women’s Leadership in Media.

In 2010 Jan moved to Bangladesh where she spent one year living in Dhaka and working as a communications specialist for UNICEF. She has also lived in Lebanon, France, and Uganda. She speaks three languages, most of them terribly.

Jan Fran

Awards & Nominations

AUSTRALIAN PODCAST AWARDS Finalist – Best Branded Podcast, Sexism and the City (2019)
OUR WATCH AWARDS Winner – Best Use of Social Media, The Frant (2018)
WALKLEY AWARD FOR WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP IN MEDIA Finalist – In the Age of #Metoo (2018)
COSMOPOLITAN MAGAZINE’S WOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS Finalist – Best TV/Radio Personality (2017)
UNAA MEDIA PEACE AWARD Finalist – Abuse in disabled schools (2015)
UNAA MEDIA PEACE AWARD Finalist – Prison Letters (2013)
WALKLEY YOUNG JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR Finalist – Minorities in Uganda (2012)

 

Television

MEDICINE OR MYTH?
Host. Warner Brothers International Television Production Australia Pty Ltd 2019
THE PROJECT
Regular Panellist. Network TEN 2018-Current
THE FEED
Host. SBSVICELAND 2016-2019
2018 EUROVISION SONG CONTEST
Special Correspondent. SBS TV 2018
PAUL MURRAY LIVE
Regular Panellist. Sky News Australia 2018
Q&A
Panellist. ABC TV 2017
AMERICA’S FIRST CLIMATE CHANGE REFUGEES
Presenter. Dateline / SBS TV 2017
2017 EUROVISION SONG CONTEST
Correspondent. SBS TV 2017
ABC NEWS BREAKFAST
Panellist. ABC TV 2017
THE DRUM
Panellist. ABC TV 2017
LATELINE
Commentator. ABC TV 2016
GRASSROOTS AMERICA
Creator / Presenter. SBS TV 2016
19 REASONS TO LOVE IF YOU ARE THE ONE
Presenter. Golden Duck 2014
THE FEED
Presenter. SBSVICELAND 2013
CROSSOVER KIDS
Shooter / Presenter. Dateline / SBS TV 2013
THE K-POP EFFECT
Shooter / Presenter. Dateline / SBS TV 2013
MINORITIES IN UGANDA
Shooter / Presenter. SBS TV 2012

 

Web Series

HELPFUL OR HARMFUL
Host. The Bravery & Kathmandu Pty Limited 2019

Media

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