Jessika Gedin

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Jessika Gedin
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Jessika Gedin (2007)
Born (1970-04-12) 12 April 1970 (age 49)
OccupationRadio presenter, Television presenter

Jessika Gedin, (born 12 April 1970 in Härnösand, Sweden[1]) is a Swedish book publisher and radio/television presenter.

She founded the publishing company Koala Press and Tivoli publishing together with her sister Eva Gedin. She has worked as a literary translator and has been in the jury for the August award.

As a radio presenter Jessika Gedin is known for the show Spanarna at Sveriges Radio P1. On 29 June 2007 Gedin was a "Sommarpratare" in the Sveriges Radio show Sommar i P1.[2] She became a television presenter when she started presenting the SVT show Babel in March 2012.[3] She is also known for participating in the SVT entertainment show På spåret and as a guest panelist on Gomorron Sverige since 1993.[4][5]

Jessika Gedin is the daughter of translator Lena Fries-Gedin and niece of the book publisher Per Gedin. She is in a relationship with the artist Pål Hollender. The couple has one daughter together who was born in 2004.[6]

Translations[edit]

  • Douglas Coupland: Livet efter Gud (Life after God) (Koala press, 1995)
  • Alan Warner: Morvern Callar (Morvern Callar) (Tivoli, 1999)
  • Douglas Coupland: Tio noveller (Tivoli, 2000)
  • Tim Burton: Voodooflickan och andra rysarsagor för vuxna (översatt tillsammans med Stephen Farran-Lee) (voli, 2001)
  • Nick McDonell: Nr tolv (Twelve) (Tivoli, 2003)
  • Douglas Coupland: Hej Nostradamus! (Hey Nostradamus!) (Norstedt, 2004)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sveriges befolkning 1970, CD-ROM version 1.04, Sveriges Släktforskarförbund 2002
  2. ^ Sveriges Radio. "Jessika Gedin". Sveriges Radio. Retrieved 20 December 2014.
  3. ^ Jessika Gedin leder Babel Svd.se 20 December 2014 Archived March 20, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Finalklart i "På spåret"". Aftonbladet. Retrieved 20 December 2014.
  5. ^ "Vi måste prata om Gedin". enligt O. Retrieved 20 December 2014.
  6. ^ "Av kött och bok". SvD.se. Retrieved 20 December 2014.