Zara won a spot in the BBC Comedy Writersroom UK 2020 and was named as a New Voice Talent for BBC Children's Writersroom 2020. This year she was also shortlisted for the Funny Women Comedy Writing Award 2020. She writes screenplays and comedy shorts for TV, podcasts and radio.

Zara is currently developing a sitcom with a production company and has had two comedy shorts commissioned by BBC Studios. 


Zara has an MLitt in Journalism with distinction. She worked for the Scottish Human Rights Commission and The Innocence Project as an Investigative Journalist. She has been freelancing for national publications for over a decade. 

As a TV producer Zara Janjua has written for ITV's This Morning & Loose Women. She has written scripts and comedy for BBC Shows, BBC Radio London and STV.

Zara is a copywriter for brands, from Virgin Holidays & Atlantic, the FA to PayPal, MasterCard, World Pride and NatWest.

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