Janice Petersen has spent more than 15 years working as a cross platform journalist and news presenter, and currently presents SBS World News.
Janice brings to SBS a strong background in journalism after many years at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation where she reported on and covered breaking news events.
In her current role, she regularly interviews leading news makers and has contributed live updates on major national and international news stories. Janice has also lent her journalistic and presenting skills to landmark SBS programs including forum series Insight, international news and current affairs programme Dateline and Go Back To Where You Came From.
The mother of two is noted for her sense of style, featuring in leading fashion publications including, Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar.
Janice is the host of popular podcast, The Company You Keep where she interviews enterprising small business owners. She has also hosted numerous high-profile events, including the ANU Crawford Leadership Forum, Australia Day Lunch, the Australian Open Inspirational Series with Anna Wintour and INAS Global Games. She has featured as a presenter and judge at The Walkley Journalism Awards and has even flexed her comedic talents as guest quizmaster on Network Ten’s, Have You Been Paying Attention?