Jan Høst-Aaris is Master of Arts in communication from Aalborg University in 2012 and Press Photographer from The Dans og pressefotograf fra Danmarks Journalisthøjskole i 1994, certified  PRINCE2 practitioner in 2013 and in 2017 certificeret drone pilot. Jan Høst-Aaris har siden 1994 arbejdet som pressefotograf, fotojournalist, journalist, videojournalist, Communication Partner og underviser.