On Wednesday evening, Petra Gerster said goodbye to the “Het” news after more than 20 years. It is now clear who will follow in his footsteps: Jan Parigis.
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On May 27, Petra Gerster said goodbye to her retirement with the words “This is for me”. After 23 years as a presenter, he flickered for the last time with the “Aaj” news on screen. The 66-year-old ended her last episode with a popular quote from former Frankfurt football coach Dragoslav Stepanovic: “Lebbe Wheat Veeder” (life goes on).
From July 2021, viewers can wait for a new face. In form of ZDF The day after saying goodbye Petra Gerster Now announced, Jan Parigis has joined the “Het” team as moderator. In a few weeks, the 39-year-old will turn up in front of the camera for the main ZDF news program with Barbara Halweg and Christian Severs.
“An experienced, first class collaborator”
“I am very happy that we were able to win the Jan Parigis for this task. He is an Im NewsA first-class associate with journalistic experience, who will enrich our 7 o’clock team, ”explained Bettina Schosten, head of ZDF’s chief editorial office for the latest news.
Jan Parigis is no stranger. She has been working for ZDF for seven years. Some viewers already know the Hamburg native as the main presenter of “ZDF-Mittagsmagazin”. It will be seen there for a few weeks every year.
Prior to this, Jan Parigis worked as the editor, reporter and presenter of the opening broadcast for “ZDF-Morgenmagazin” from 5.30 am. He previously presented the main TV news program “Journal” for Deutsche Vale and also worked as a film writer, editor and reporter.