Janice Petersen – Presenter, SBS World News
Janice Petersen has spent more than 15 years working as a cross platform journalist and news presenter.
Each weeknight Janice presents SBS World News at 6.30pm.
Janice brings to SBS a solid background in journalism after many years at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation where she reported on and covered breaking news events right across Australia.
In her current role, she regularly interviews leading news makers from world leaders to celebrities and has contributed live reports and updates on major national and international news stories.
The stylish mother of two has been included in lists of influential people, including Harper’s Bazaar’s “Fabulous at Every Age” and “Who’s Who” biological reference of notable Australians. Janice has also hosted numerous high profile events, including the Australia Day Lunch and has even filled the coveted ‘Guest Quizmaster’ slot on Channel 10’s Have You been Paying Attention?
Janice was born in Sydney to South African parents but unashamedly barracks for Australia.