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2023 is set to be a big year for TV Presenter and Broadcast Journalist Jean Johansson. As well as continuing to light up our screens on flagship Channel 4 daytime Show ‘A Place in The Sun’, the gorgeous Glaswegian will also front new Prime Time format ‘Key To A Fortune’, a show that reunites families with homes and relatives they never knew they had. She also takes centre stage in ‘Dream Life For The Same Price’ where she’ll help families move out of the city in search of improving their property and lifestyle in the countryside – and all for the same price. She’s cementing her place as the new face of Channel 4 property programmes with her extensive knowledge of buying, selling, renovating and relocating. After years of travelling The UK and Europe as the wife of a professional footballer, she gained invaluable experience of investing in properties and flipping housesbut it’s her warm personality and an ability to connect with contributors that has made her a firm favourite.


Unafraid to step away from her friendly daytime persona Jean recently tackled the more serious issue of racism in her native Scotland as she fronted a BBC Disclosure documentary called ‘The Truth About Scotland andRacism’. This was a deeply personal investigation which forced her to confront her own past and challenge modern day attitudes around discrimination and prejudice. She threw herself in to the project, closely working with the team to research, write and shape the film, gaining huge accolades for her honesty and fearlessness in confronting the topic.


Her past roles as regular reporter for ‘The One Show’ and ‘Sunday Morning Live’ as well as Presenter on hugely popular BBC daytime programme ‘Animal Park’ have helped build profile over the last few years and she has shown here versatility by Co- Presenting  Channel 5 Consumer series’ Are They A Con?’ alongside Journalist Paul Connolly. Last year Jean impressed in completing the wholly grail of TV Gameshows by winning ‘Pointless’, ‘House of Games’ and ‘Celebrity Mastermind’ which she dedicated to Kylie Minogue who was her specialist subject.

The Kenyan born Scot burst onto our screens after winning a nationwide search for a Presenter which led to a long and successful career in Children’s TV, notching up ten years of experience on live and pre recorded shows for CBBC and The Disney Channel. Jean describes these as some of the best years of her life, allowing her to master interviewing and develop her live presenting skills. Highlights include flying to Los Angeles to go ‘behind the scenes’ on many of Disney’s big animations and hosting the BAFTA Award winning Disney Channel Awards from London Arena. She was the face of The National Lottery Daily Play draw on Challenge TV. She also presented the EUROMILLIONS draw for Camelot, which allowed her to make the transition from kids to more mainstream Television. During her University years Broadcast Journalism was her passion, whilst completing her Post Graduate Diploma, she headed up the newsroom of her University radio station and thrived as both reporter and editor of daily, hourly bulletins. Alongside studying, Jean presented the STV weather bulletins, which proved to be the perfect mix of factual reporting and presenting. With her bubbly attitude and unique sense of style, it wasn't long before Jean became a hit as a 'Weather Girl', and a popular member of the news team. She is also a keen writer and enjoys penning her weekly column ‘Jeans Scene’ for Scotland’s biggest selling weekend newspaper.

Away from work, she’s a self - confessed bookworm, and musical theatre enthusiast and animal lover. She has a keen interest in the paranormal as she’s convinced she’s been living in a haunted house for the past 12 years and has a passion for ghost stories and the unexplained. She’s also somewhat of a football expert being married to ex professional football player turned Manager Jonatan Johansson and loyaly follows Glasgow Rangers and English League One side Charlton Athletic. She’s also a trustee for Scoutable United, a refugee football team based in Glasgow and supports charities Home-Start, Cardiac Risk In The Young and Dress For Success. Her other obsession is her twelve year old son Jonathan Junior.

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