Jeanne Beker (born 19 March 1952 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian television personality, author and newspaper columnist, who covers fashion and lifestyle news for Fashion Television on Citytv, FashionTelevisionChannel and The Globe and Mail.
Beker first launched her career as an actor, landing a role in the CBC Television sitcom Toby in 1968. She subsequently entered the theatre program at York University, and then went to Paris to study mime under Etienne Decroux. She then returned to Canada, working for CBC Radio as an arts and entertainment reporter in St. John's while pursuing her theatrical career.
Beker returned to Toronto in 1978, producing daily lifestyle and entertainment features for 1050 CHUM. She joined CITY's The NewMusic in 1979 as co-host with J. D. Roberts, and also became an entertainment reporter for CityPulse. She briefly hosted Rockflash news segments on MuchMusic when that station was launched, and in 1985 she became host of FashionTelevision, the role with which she has been most famously associated.
Beker has also launched her own fashion line, Inside Out by Jeanne Beker, with Sears Canada. In addition, she is an honorary chair of Toronto's annual Fashion Cares, one of the world's largest HIV/AIDS fundraising events.
In addition, Beker is the Editor-in-Chief of FQ Magazine, published by The Kontent Group in Toronto, Canada.
She has also published two books:
The autobiography Jeanne Unbottled: Adventures in High Style in 2001 (Stoddart, ISBN 0-7737-3266-7)
The young girls' fashion guide The Big Night Out in 2005 (Tundra, ISBN 0-88776-719-2)