Panelist Profile


Janey Draper

Australian News Channel , Sky News (AU)


Janey Draper is a legal and strategic commercial advisor specialising in the sports, media and entertainment industries. She is currently Head of Legal at Australian News Channel, operator of the various sky NEWS Australia, sky NEWS New Zealand, FOX Sports News, APAC and Australia Channel media services. Janey has substantial experience at broadcaster, event organiser, national federation, international federation, sponsor, advertiser and athlete levels across multiple countries. She has recently returned to Australia after two years in Singapore as Vice President and Senior Legal Counsel with FOX Sports Asia / Fox Networks Group, and 10 years in Europe most of which was spent as Chef du Service Juridique with Eurosport in Paris. Prior to that, Janey spent time as General Legal Counsel for The Australian Rugby Union, and as a lawyer at Allens in Sydney.