SVT reveals Eurovision 2016 core dream team
As we enter September, Swedish national broadcaster and 2016 Eurovision Song Contest host broadcaster SVT is gearing up its planning of next year’s show.
The core team that will be responsible for the events in Stockholm next year has been assembled and revealed by executive producers Martin Österdahl and Johan Bernhagen.
Executive Producers: Martin Österdahl and Johan Bernhagen.
The show will be produced by Martin, who also produced the 2013 contest, and Johan, who was head of production in 2013. While Martin will be at the top of the hierarchy and have the final responsibility, Johan will oversee the day-to-day operations.
Head of Production: Tobias Åberg
Tobias was on the 2013 team as technical supervisor. He will be responsible for the technical construction and completion of the contest.
Contest Producer: Christer Björkman
Mr. Melodifestivalen and head of the Swedish delegation Christer will of course also be on the team again. He will be responsible for the look and feel of the contest and the running order.
Show Producer: Sven Stajanovic
Back from 2013, where he was creative director, Sven will be responsible for the camera direction, the TV-experience, and all content not including the competing songs. Sven has a lot of Eurovision experience, having directed the cameras for the shows in 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2008.
Head of Communications: Lotta Loosme
Lotta will be reponsible for press and marketing.
Sofi Franzén: Head of Event, City, and Partners
When it comes to the event experience and issues regarding sponsorships and tickets, Sofi is in charge.
Josephine Görander: Executive Assistant and Office Manager
As office manager, Josephine will assist the core team in the mangement of the event.
Photo: Martina Holmberg