Moderator Dunja Hayali
Christoph Soeder / dpa
The journalist Dunja Hayali is now a permanent member of the team of "heute journal" moderators.
The 48-year-old presented the news program at 9:45 p.m. on ZDF for the first time in her new role on Monday evening.
Your start itself was not discussed in the program.
In terms of content, the »heute journal« mainly showed topics related to the Russian war of aggression in Ukraine.
Hayali is known, among other things, for her moderation of the "Morgenmagazin" and the "Aktuelle Sportstudios" on ZDF.
The broadcaster announced Hayali's change about a month ago.
"The best minds should present our flagship," it was said at the time.
Years ago, Hayali accompanied the show as a co-moderator before dedicating herself to other projects.
The team of moderators in the "heute journal" now looks like this: The main moderators are Christian Sievers and Marietta Slomka.
In addition to Hayali, ZDF news boss Anne Gellinek also presents the news program for a few weeks a year.