Jana graduated in Film Studies at the Charles University in Prague. Since 2011, she has been cooperating with numerous film festivals (IFF Zlín, IFF Anifilm, QFF Mezipatra, IFF Prague, IFF Cork, Finále Pilsen i. a.) as a programmer, program consultant, catalogue editor or host.
She is currently head of programme at iShorts, a short film distribution platform. In 2014, Jana started working in Czech Television’s Program Department, since 2018 as an Editor of Feature Films and TV Series Acquisitions, focusing on European film and television production and programming for kids. In 2019, she was appointed as an expert of Czech Film Fund for film festivals. Apart from cinema, Jana enjoys cooking, mushrooming and walks with her dachshund Leoš.