ABOUT

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.

His skills don’t end there: landing a place whittled from 8000 applicants, he graduated from the prestigious BBC Production Trainee Scheme in 2016, ensuring a strong position and knowledge both in front and behind the camera.

 

Fernand 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 two occasions, featuring key names in TV and entertainment at the University of East London, aimed at pre-graduating students.

 

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, amongst many others.

He co-founded award winning student television station UniTV Sussex during his time at university. The station won 3 NaSTA awards in its first year of broadcast, of which Fernand came in third place in the Best On-Screen Male category.

Shooting up the ranks from a promising young presenter, fronting Screen Nation Awards coverage in 2013 and 2014, and to a global audience as official presenter for the University of Sussex Informatics Open Day in 2010.

He has also taken the online video world by storm, with an online series called Fernand's Four Minutes on A Friday.

 

Fernand as a creative has also lends his expertise in TV production, creative direction, graphic and motion design, and copywriting for a number of companies, ranging from food and drink, music and design.

 

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

TESTIMONIALS

'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 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