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Jan Gilbert

Journalist and presenter
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Jan Gilbert is a freelance journalist and presenter based in London. She specialises in film and entertainment features, interviews and reviews for online, print and broadcast.

She has written, presented and co-produced online entertainment shows for ITV, and podcasts and vodcasts for outlets including Cinema Scoop, Movie Preview Guide and The Cambridge Film Festival. Jan’s views on the latest film releases can also be heard each week on regional BBC Radio.

When she’s not on air or on screen, Jan can be found on stage chairing Q&As with actors and filmmakers. Events she has hosted include a 2-hour career-spanning interview with director Stephen Frears, a BAFTA event for ‘Made in Dagenham’ and the annual Richard Attenborough Film Awards.

As Film Editor for national tech and lifestyle magazine Flipside, Jan keeps the UK’s teenagers up-to-date with what’s worth watching on the big screen each month. Her work has also been published by BBC Online, Orange, Cineworld, The List, Film Ireland and a variety of regional UK press among others.

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