Jan Fran

Jan Fran

Jan Fran is a journalist, broadcaster and TV presenter best known for hosting The Feed on SBS VICELAND. She’s the creator of opinion segment The Frant, guest-presenter of The Project and host of podcasts Sexism and the City and The Few Who Do.

Jan is a former TV journo-turned-VJ who has shot and produced long-form documentaries from all over the world for SBS TV. She is a regular commentator on Sky News and the ABC, and has appeared on Q&A, ABC Breakfast, The Drum, Lateline and Triple J’s Hack.

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 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. She won the 2018 Our Watch Award for Best Use of Social Media for The Feed and The Frant and was a finalist for Best Television Personality in Cosmo’s Woman of the Year Award.

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
2018 EUROVISION SONG CONTEST
Special Correspondent. SBS TV 2018
PAUL MURRAY LIVE
Regular Panellist. Sky News Australia 2018
THE FEED
Host. SBSVICELAND 2016-Current
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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