Judith Rakers moderates the present for the final time | EUROtoday

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Judith Rakers offered the “Tagesschau” for the final time. On Wednesday night, the 48-year-old mentioned goodbye on the finish of the ARD's 8 p.m. information program: “And now, ladies and gentlemen, I would like to say goodbye very discreetly, because this is my last “Tagesschau” program in the present day. Thank you for letting me into your lounge during the last 19 years. And due to one of the best colleagues on the earth, have a pleasant night: goodbye.”

In the credit you would see colleagues coming into the studio on the NDR premises and bringing flowers for Rakers. Among them was “Tagesschau” spokesman Jens Riewa. The 48-year-old wore a cream-colored jumpsuit in her final broadcast. The predominant subjects of the 15-minute version had been remembering the victims of National Socialism within the Bundestag and the overall debate within the Bundestag.

Rakers is quitting to pay attention extra on her entrepreneurial actions – for instance, she has written a youngsters's e book and has been energetic in gardening for years.

The native of Paderborn labored for the “Tagesschau” as a spokeswoman for 19 years. In 2005 she appeared in entrance of the digital camera for the primary time as a spokesperson for the information program – in the primary version at 8 p.m. for the primary time in March 2008. She is not going to flip her again on public tv fully: she moderates the discuss present “3nach9” (Radio Bremen/NDR). She continues to take action, and she or he continues to current episodes of the ARD journey journal “Wunderschön”.

According to ARD, there’ll initially be no successor for Rakers on the “Tagesschau”. The 8 p.m. predominant version, which is seen by hundreds of thousands of viewers day by day, will proceed to be offered by Jens Riewa, Susanne Daubner, Julia-Niharika Sen, Thorsten Schröder and Constantin Schreiber.