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Hanna Stjärne

Director General, Sveriges Television AB (SVT)

Hanna Stjärne

Hanna Stjärne started her journalistic career as a reporter, news anchor and foreign correspondent at Sveriges Radio, moving on to various management positions at the company. She eventually left public service to become CEO and Editor in Chief at the newspaper Upsala Nya Tidning, and during her leadership, the paper was awarded several prizes – among them a prize for best digital cultural journalism.

In 2010 Ms Stjärne was awarded Best female media executive. In 2014 she left commercial media to return to public service as she was appointed CEO at SVT. A new vision for SVT ”We contribute to a more informed and inquisitive Sweden” has been launched during her leadership. A leadership that has focused strongly on digitalization and creating a modern public service company that engages all of Sweden.

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