Presenter: TV & Live Events | Voiceover Artist | Live Show Creative Expert
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Fernand Frimpong Jnr is an award winning presenter, producer and creative with experience fronting live events, panels, and television programming.
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.
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: landing a place whittled from 8000 applicants, he graduated from the prestigious BBC Production Trainee Scheme in 2016 with notable researcher and future AP credits, ensuring a strong position and knowledge both in front 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.
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 takign deep insight into creative world of live TV production
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
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
CHOCOLATE MEDIA, CHANNEL 4 • 2012
Appearance on dating show hosted by Gok Wan
Informatics Open Day
UNIVERSITY OF SUSSEX • 2011
Presenter: interactive university open day for prospective Informatics/Computer Science students broadcast live online and on campus
'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