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Jane Witherspoon

Journalist and TV Presenter

Jane presents ITV2's flagship entertainment news, FYI Daily. This year she has been host of Variety Live at the BAFTAs and presented Channel 5's showbiz programme 5* Access.

She is currently co-presenting Variety Live at Cannes every evening at 7pm from la Croisette featuring the latest business news and exclusive interviews with the stars.

As Entertainment Correspondent at Sky News, she reported the latest arts and entertainment stories.

Before joining Sky she worked across the BBC reporting for the BBC News Channel, BBC Breakfast and BBC London News. She presented BBC Three's 60 Seconds and E24 as well as The Next Big Thing for BBC World.

Jane is also a writer and voice-over artist, regularly appearing on Sky and hosts corporate events. She has also appeared in documentaries for ITV2, as well as corporate videos.

She’s interviewed Hollywood A-Listers including Tom Cruise, Martin Scorsese, Sylvester Stallone, Madonna, George Clooney, Johnny Depp, Julia Roberts and Robert Pattinson to name a few.

Cannes: High Heels and Heidi Klum at amfAR

Last night was the biggest charity event on the Cannes Calendar and I had bagged one of the most sought after invitations in town. I was off to the amfAR dinner and party. The annual Cinema Against AIDS ball attracts all the A-listers and is a fantastic event for a great cause.
27/05/2012 19:23 BST

Cannes: Pitt Stop...Wish the Rain Would!

The rain might still be here but there are no damp spirits in Cannes. It could be because Hollywood golden boy Brad Pitt has arrived in town. On the subject of his personal life, he said that Angelina Jolie is not here in Cannes with him as she's prepping for a new role and that rumours of an August wedding are false. "There's no date been set."
22/05/2012 14:26 BST

Cannes: Lights, Camera, Direct Action

One week in and the team are still bearing up... just! We decided to have a night off - which in Cannes meant we watched a film. So we ordered pizzas and sat down to watch <em>iLL Manors</em> - Ben Drew aka Plan B's new film. Maybe not the wisest film choice for a night of switching off/escapism.
22/05/2012 11:21 BST

Cannes: Tears, Tennis and Taking Control

It was a rather traumatic start to Day Two in Cannes. I wasn't sure if it was the lack of sleep (already) or the early 8am trip to the cinema. But as I sat down to watch Jacques Audiard's <em>Rust & Bone</em>, I had no idea of the emotional wreck I'd become exactly two hours later.
18/05/2012 11:54 BST

Cannes: The Kooky and the Controversial

The 65th Cannes Film Festival promises to be one of the most celeby and the first night didn't disappoint. Director Wes Anderson opened with his new film <em>Moonrise Kingdom</em>. I've seen the film and can sum it up in a word... 'Kooky'!
17/05/2012 10:21 BST