Christoph Pellander will step down as German Head of Delegation

Vielen Dank für deine Arbeit und alles Gute für die Zukunft!

Christoph Pellander, who was Head of Delegation for Germany for about two years, will step down in July this year because he will start a new job on July 1st! He will be the new head of department editorial and program management at ARD Degeto.

Christoph Pellander leaves his role as HoD after ~ 2 years

During the preparations for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018, Christoph Pellander started his job as the new HoD for Germany. Together with him, Germany celebrated their biggest success in Eurovision since Lena’s victory in 2010! On 1 July 2019, Christoph Pellander will be starting his new job as new head of department editorial and program management at ARD Degeto. In this capacity, he is in editorial responsibility for the commissioning, co-productions and licensing of ARD Degeto in coordination with the management and also directs the programming and the press office of Degeto. The ARD Degeto belongs to the ARD.

For the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Christoph Pellander will still be responsible as HoD for Germany. At NDR, he is currently working as an editor in the Department of Talk and Journalistic Entertainment.

Thomas Schreiber, program director fiction and entertainment at NDR, thanks Christoph Pellander on the NDR intranet: “What a great job – congratulations, dear Christoph! Such an opportunity has to be taken, good luck. I’ll miss you at the Eurovision Song Contest and in all the other projects – and I’m looking forward to working with you in your new role at Degeto. ”

We at ESCXTRA wanna thank you for your great work and wish you all the best for your new job!

Just last week S!sters won the German national selection with their song “Sister” and will represent Germany in the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Tel Aviv!

Dominik Rössing

Hey, I'm Dominik from Germany. Watched my first Eurovision in 2003 and I was in love right away! Attended my first contest in 2011 and every contest since 2013. The same happened with Melodifestivalen. Started watching in 2006 and been to every final since 2017 and try to make it to at least one heat each year, too. After all, Melodifestivalen is the real deal ♥

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