January 28, 1942 |
|Education||University of Helsinki|
|Occupation||Television producer, Television director, singer, television presenter|
Erkki Pohjanheimo (born 28 January 1942 in Multia) is a Finnish TV-producer and director
In 1961 Pohjanheimo joint Yleisradio in 1961 as a television cameraman and worked as a cameraman for five years. In 1966 Pohjanheimo was appointed director of entertainment at TV1 and later became a journalist, screenwriter and editor manager of Entertainment. During the 1970s Pohjanheimo produced and directed various music programmes and colabiratid with other musicians including The Spencer Davis Group, Cilla Black, Benny Goodman and Lionel Hampton.
Over the years Pohjanheimo has been associated with the European Broadcasting Union and the Eurovision Network he also provided the Finnish television commentary for the Eurovision Song Contest on ten occasions between 1973 and 1996 he also hosted the Finnish heat for the 1981 Contest.
Since 1997 Pohjanheimo has set up his own television company Sunny Notes.
- (Finnish) Yleisradio bio