After graduating at the University of Pretria, Janina performed in theatre productions such as The Sound of Music, part of the Grafsteensangers touring company, Black Persia, Bobaas van die Boendoe (A.P Brink), Holding on to let go, Amadeus, Confetti and Die, Huis van Bernarda Alba. Her film credits include 10/4 and portrayed the role of a killer (Directed by Jaco Johannes van Dyk). Janina started her career in radio back in 2006, at the campus radio station Tuks FM, while she was still studying Drama at the University of Pretoria. She joined the Jacaranda team in 2008 as a traffic compiler for the Just Plain Breakfast. In the same year she joined the on air team as a late night DJ on Saturday and Sunday mornings. She got her big break when she got asked to join the Martin Bester Drive team in 2010, where she is flourishing as the Sports presenter and is always keen for a joke or two. She can also be heard on a Saturday afternoon on her own show between 2pm and 6pm. Janina is a TV presenter for Kyknet. She can also be seen doing field reporting on numerous sporting occasions for the Channel of Champions, Supersport. Janina entered Supersport's Lady Rugga competition in May 2011, where she showed her sporty side. She was the runner-up in the competition. She must have made a good impression, and the producers took note as she hosted a very successful show during the Rugby World Cup with rugby heavyweights Toks van Der Linde and BreytenPaulse. The show "Toks 'n Tjops" is currently in its 3rd season, and airs live on a Friday night at 8pm on Kyknet (144 on DSTV) She has been an MC for many years and has MC’d for artists such as Prime Circle, Elvis Blue, Karlien van Jaarsveld, Bok van Blerk, Dozi, Katherine Jenkins, Roxette and many more. Her voice can also be heard on various radio advertisements all over the country.