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 performed comedy on the BBC's Socially Distant with Susan Calman and she won a spot in the BBC Comedy Writer's Room 2020.
Zara is currently presenting a series of podcasts for Royal Bank of Scotland about Entrepreneurial Women called Ask For More. In February she produced and directed a documentary in Nepal about marginalised women.
Last year she was shortlisted as a New Voice Talent on BBC Radio London and she hosted BBC's The Comedy Underground.
In 2019 she celebrated an NTA win as a producer on ITV's This Morning team and worked as a Creative Producer and Director with Press Association where she interviewed Cara Delevingne and Richard Branson, working on global campaigns for brands.
She has appeared in adverts including a global campaign for Liz Earle Skincare and Sainsbury's and she hosts global fashion shows, awards ceremonies, sporting events and corporate dinners.
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. Last 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.