Pekka Heino (television presenter)
Pekka Heino (left) with his partner Erik Kristensen at the premiere of Hamilton - In the Interest of the Nation, January 2012
July 17, 1961 |
|Occupation||Continuity announcer and television host|
Pekka Heino (born July 17, 1961) is a television host and presenter from Turku (Åbo). He is a Sweden Finn. Heino introduces television programmes as a continuity announcer on the Swedish channel SVT, where he has been working on and off since 1985. He has also hosted a number of Swedish television shows, including the popular SVT quiz show Röda tråden, and has commentated on the Eurovision Song Contest several years for Sweden. During the summer of 2010, Heino hosted the morning show Gomorron Sverige on SVT. It was announced in December 2010 that Heino would host the SVT programme Gokväll together with Inger Ljung.
Heino is openly gay.
- Det här visste du inte om Pekka Heino (in Swedish), Sveriges Television, accessed 2010-05-28
- "Heino och Ljung leder Go'kväll". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). December 1, 2010.
- "Läsarna väljer "På spåret"". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). January 6, 2007.
- "Bland blåbär och fullblodsproffs". Helsingborgs Dagblad (in Swedish). May 18, 2006.
- "Swede triumphs in Eurovision". The Local. May 22, 2005.
- "Pekka Heino rasar mot Luuk". Expressen (in Swedish). May 13, 2007.
- "Pekka Heino tar över "Gokväll"". Svenska Dagbladet (in Swedish). December 1, 2010.
- "Homosexuella kan få adoptera". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). January 31, 2001.
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