Dr Myriam Francois

TV presenter, producer and writer

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Dr Myriam Francois is a journalist, TV producerand writer.

Her documentaries have appeared on Channel 4 and BBC1 among others.

She devised, produced and presenteda monthlyArts and Culture documentary series “Compass”forTRT world, a global news network on Sky 519 (2017-2018). She was also Europe Correspondent for TRTWorld from 2015-2017, covering French politics, the migrant issue and Brexit. She has also reported for BBC World news, most recently with her exclusive report on the allegations of sexual assault against Prof Tariq Ramadan (2018).

Myriam is the presenter of the Channel 4 documentary “The Truth about Muslim marriage” (11/2017), nominated for best investigative documentary in 2018, as well as two BBC One documentaries, “The Muslim Pound” (aired 07/ 2016)and “A Deadly Warning: Srebrenica Revisited, (aired 07/2015)which was nominated for the Sandford St Martin religious programming award 2016.

Myriam’s writing has been featured widely in the British press, including the Guardian, the New Statesman, the Telegraph, CNN online and Middle East Eye, among others. She is a frequent fixture on talk shows such as the BBC Big Questions, Sunday Morning Live and paper reviews.

Myriam is also invited to deliver talks and lectures internationally, she has spoken at universities including Oxford, McGill and Harvard university, is a regular speaker at the “How the lights gets in” Hay-on-Wye festival and the Bradford literary festival. She is also a regular presenter at high profile events, including recently the glamorous London Modest Fashion Festival.

Myriam is a Research Associate at the Centre of Islamic Studies (CIS) at SOAS University, where her research focuses on British Muslim integration issues. She is also a Senior Fellow at the Centre for Global Policy (CGP) think tank.

Myriam completed herPhD (DPhil) at Oxford University, focusing on Islamic movements in Morocco in 2017. She holds an MA from Georgetown University (USA) and a BA from Cambridge university (UK).

She was nominated as part of the “40 under 40” European Young Leaders (EYLs) class of 2017.

She tweets @MyriamFrancoisC
Instagram – myzfrancois

CV on LINKEDIN - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mfrancoisc/
She can be contacted here:contact@myriamfrancois.com
or via her agent James Carroll:james.carroll@northbanktalent.com

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