TV Presenter . Reporter
Producer . Journalist
Comedian . Writer
Event Host . Commentator
Zara Janjua is an award-winning broadcaster and a familiar face on TV.
Zara has presented national news programmes, daytime, comedy and cookery shows. Recently she became one of BBC Radio London's New Voice Talents, she won a place in BBC Comedy Writer's Room and hosted BBC's The Comedy Underground. This year she has also fronted a UK-wide ad campaign for Sainsbury's and hosted a series of podcasts for RBS about Entrepreneurial Women.
Earlier this year she celebrated an NTA win as a producer on ITV's This Morning team and has been working as a Creative Producer and Director with Press Association.
She has appeared in adverts including a global campaign for Liz Earle Skincare and hosts global fashion shows, awards ceremonies, sporting events and corporate dinners.
Zara is one to watch in the comedy circuit, twice gaining a spot at the semi-finals of Scottish Comedian Of The Year and regularly performing at the Edinburgh Fringe and festivals around the UK.
An advocate for equality, women's rights and mental health - Zara speaks at some of the biggest International Women's Day events across the country. This year she shared a stage with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon as she announced the Gender Pay Gap Action Plan. Zara is also a Chapter Lead for The Rising Network, a platform for promoting, mentoring and connecting women.
Zara is an ambassador for several charities, working closely alongside Bloodwise, Craig Gowan's Memorial Fund and Jak's Den.