Zara Janjua, Festival MC

Television Presenter

Zara Janjua is an award-winning broadcaster and a familiar face on TV.  

She has presented national news programmes, cooking segments and entertainment shows. She writes and performs comedy on stage and has appeared in adverts including a global campaign for Liz Earle Skincare.

Zara is one to watch in the comedy circuit gaining a spot at the semi-finals of Scottish Comedian Of The Year 2017.

She has performed at the Edinburgh Festival for the last three years and the Glasgow Comedy Festival and Aberdeen Comedy Festival.

Zara commentates for The Great Run and has travelled around the UK entertaining crowds on race days. She has also hosted food and fashion events and charity dinners and balls.

An Ambassador for Children’s cancer Charity, Jak’s Den, she is heavily involved with a range of other causes including the Craig Gowan’s Memorial Fund and Bloodwise.

Zara is a food blogger and travel writer. Find her recipes and articles on The Daily Record and The Herald.