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ARD farewell to Jan Hofer - Linda Zervakis is quite shocked


The well-known and popular "Tagesschau" spokesman Jan Hofer will retire towards the end of the year. One or the other colleague cannot make friends with this idea yet.

The well-known and popular "Tagesschau" spokesman Jan Hofer will retire towards the end of the year.

One or the other colleague cannot make friends with this idea yet.

  • A long-standing TV face leaves the ARD's “Tagesschau” *.

  • Chief spokesman Jan Hofer is retiring.

    Successor has already been determined.

  • Colleague Linda Zervakis is sentimental: "I don't even like to think about it"

Update from September 26th:

After 35 years an era is coming to an end -

Jan Hofer is

leaving the “Tagesschau” as chief spokesman and is


The end of the year should be over and a successor is already in the starting blocks:

Jens Riewa is following

in Hofer's footsteps.

This farewell is not only sad for fans - “Tagesschau” colleague

Linda Zervakis

is not


happy about the upcoming event either.

In her Instagram story, she shares a photo of the Tagesschau spokesman with the words: “I don't even like to think about it”.

ARD hammer!

Jan Hofer leaves - the “Tagesschau” gets a new one

Our first report from September 25th:

Hamburg -

“At some point it has to

be over

, I can't go on forever,” Hofer


Bild am Sonntag

last May


He's been doing his job at least

three years longer

than it was originally planned.

So maybe his departure had already indicated.

There are various statements about his age, according to which he is

either 68 or 70


Well-known "Tagesschau" spokesman Jan Hofer gets out: his successor has already been determined

Hofer's successor,


has also been on



for a long time

. * He comes from Lübbenau in



After graduating from high school, he first became an

air traffic controller

, but then opted for professional training as a speaker.

He has been

presenting the news



, initially as an off-screen voice, and since 1994 also in front of the camera.

He went on excursions into

TV entertainment

, for example, as a presenter of the

"Deutsche Schlagerparade"


Riewa follows in big footsteps.

After all, his predecessor joined the

“Tagesschau” team in Hamburg

in 1985


He has been

chief spokesman

there since 2004


Before him, Karl-Heinz Köpcke, Werner Veigel, Dagmar Berghoff and Jo Brauner had guided the “Tagesschau” in this function.

Jens Riewa succeeds Jan Hofer as tagesschau chief spokesman #JanHofer #JensRiewa

- tagesschau (@tagesschau) September 25, 2020

Jan Hofer: His long career at “Tagesschau” will come to an end in 2020

Jan Hofer

is not only known as a newscaster on German



The native Rhinelander also appeared as a

presenter of entertainment programs.

Until 2012, Hofer hosted the


“Riverboat Talk Show” for

21 years


(dpa / mam) * is part of the Ippen-Digital network.

In the video: Jan Hofer spoke openly about an exit in May

Source: merkur

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