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fernand
frimpong jnr

Presenter: TV & Live Events | Voiceover Artist | Live Show Creative Expert

 

SHOWREEL

 

ABOUT FERNAND

He made his mainstream TV debut in 2012 most known for anchoring hit music entertainment afrobeats TV show THL on international TV network VoxAfrica; where he won an industry award for this role covering the show for over 60 episodes.

Currently in addition to a multi-skilled background in TV, he regularly steps to front coverage of movie and entertainment shows in Paris and Lagos on international broadcaster African Movie Channel, and is the current lead presenter of music showcase Afrobeats Live.

He also has a self-led series in the creative and exciting world of live TV, titled Fernand's Live Show Show, inspired by his knowledge and passion for large-scale shows including the Eurovision Song Contest, the BRIT Awards, The X Factor, Super Bowl Half Time Show and more.​

His immense knowledge of the Eurovision Song Contest in particular has seen him as in-studio Eurovision Expert, during the BBC's coverage of the Eurovision Song Contest 2021.
 

His varied experience has seen him interview the likes of veteran actor Joseph Marcell, broadcaster Sir Trevor McDonald, Flora Coquerel (Miss France 2014), actor Chucky Venn, actor and musician Banky W, actress Zainab Balogun, actor and model Kenneth Okolie, sit alongside DJ Scott Mills, Sara Cox and artist Chelcee Grimes as in-studio expert guest, amongst many others. He has shot up the ranks from a promising young presenter, including fronting Screen Nation Awards coverage in 2013 and 2014, to hosting entertainment coverage in Lagos Nigeria, and lends his voice-over skills for various international TV channels.​

He is also a dab hand as wedding MC: entertaining a 200+ strong audience at wedding ceremonies in London and Ghana.

He has had experience with youth engagement hosting national anti-social behaviour campaign ‘IS IT WORTH IT?' on behalf of Police Forces across the UK.

He has also presented and moderated an exclusive panel event on a number of occasions, featuring key names in TV and entertainment at the University of East London, aimed at pre-graduating students.

His skills don’t end there: he graduated from the inaugural BBC Assistant Producer Accelerator Programme in 2022, winning a position of 14 from 800 applicants; featuring a year of bespoke training with industry heavyweights and working on landmark programming at BBC Studios. He is also a former graduate of the prestigious BBC Production Trainee Scheme in 2016, landing a place out of 8000 applicants. This has equipped Fernand with an unrivalled knowledge of production both in front of and behind the camera.​

 

Fernand as a multi-skilled creative has also lends his creative expertise in TV production, creative/art direction, graphic and motion design, and copywriting for a number of companies, ranging from broadcast design, online content, and branding and identity.

 

His energy and natural charisma saw him win an industry award Best Presenter at BEFFTA (Black Entertainment Film Fashion Television and Arts) Awards 2012. 

Fernand Frimpong Jnr is an award winning presenter, producer and creative with experience fronting live events, panels, and television programming.
 

INSTAGRAM

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SELECT CREDITS

Afrobeats Live

AFROBEATS LIVE • 2021
Lead presenter on series of live streaming and in-person music events featuring key names in burgeoning Afrobeats scene

BBC Eurovision: In-Studio Eurovision Expert

BBC Eurovision • 2021

In-studio Eurovision Expert offering insight and expert opinion on Eurovision Song Contest 2021

Fernand's Live Show Show #FLiSS

FKFJ • 2020

Self-led series taking deep insight into creative world of live TV production

Movie Talk

AFRICAN MOVIE CHANNEL • 2019

Presenter for movie chat show, featuring A-list actors and filmmakers in Nollywood industry

Nollywood Week Film Festival Paris

AFRICAN MOVIE CHANNEL • 2018, 2019

Co-Presenter: Coverage and interviews with stars at 4-day film festival in Paris

Be Unplugged

UEL & Be Unplugged • 2015 - 2016

Presenter: live panel discussion featuring influential names in their industries to university students

 
Fernand's Four Minutes On A Friday #FFMF

FKFJ • 2015

Weekly 4 minute topical mini-show featuring Fernand, and released online on Fridays!

'Is It Worth It?' / 'Go Your Own Way'  School Tours

AMELIX • 2014 - 2016

Host of live educational roadshows around the UK

Christmas at Westwood Cross

AMELIX • 2014

Presenter of live Christmas lights-switch on variety show, featuring

panto performances and X Factor contestant appearances

 

THL The Hi-Life

VOXAFRICA • 2012 - 2014

Presenter and producer of hit afrobeats entertainment music show over three seasons

 
Channel / Promo Voiceovers

VOXAFRICA • 2011- 2014

Voiceover artist for adverts, programme promos and other misc duties

 

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Show

LOLCS • 2013 & 2014

Event presenter and online video presenter/interviewer. Acting as show warm up host, and interview / roving reporter for online videos

 

VoxAfrica at Afro Hair & Beauty Live

VOXAFRICA  • 2013

Co-presenter: coverage of two day large international hair and beauty expo in London 

 

Screen Nation Awards

SCREEN NATION • 2013, 2014

Coverage of exclusive film and television awards ceremony on VoxAfrica. 2014 including co-hosting nominations announcement online broadcast

TESTIMONIALS

 

'Fernand was a brilliant on-screen expert to have in studio working on the Eurovision Semi-Finals coverage live on BBC Four this year. He shared his in depth knowledge, charm, warmth and enthusiasm enjoyed by both the studio presentation team and audiences at home. He is reliable and the epitome of professionalism. I really look forward to working with him in the future'

- Joe Mason, Assistant Producer BBC Eurovision 2021

'Fernand is a remarkable young man with lots of talent and an immense amount of potential waiting to be realised'

- Mimi Fawaz, Journalist: BBC, ESPN, VoxAfrica & CNN

'Fernand is one of those talents that makes presenting look completely natural and effortless - it feels like he's just jammin with his mates!'

- James Sherwood: Presenter & Producer VoxAfrica, Disney Channel, Corporate for Vodafone and Goal Global