Per Zachariassen is appointed by Danish national broadcaster as the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 senior Producer, dr.dk announced today. Experienced with TV shows for 20 years like and the past two years he is working at Fremantle Media in the United States.
Per Zachariassen qualified as a TV director from Den Danske Filmskole (The Danish School of Film). Before he pulled up stakes and moved to the US he was involved in some of Denmark’s largest productions including both X-Factor and the show Talent. The Eurovision Song Contest is also not unfamiliar to Per as he has on a number of occasions been involved with the Danish national selection, Dansk Melodi Grand Prix, and in 2009 he was part of the Danish delegation at the contest in Moscow.
“I am really looking forward to being part of the team behind the Eurovision Song Contest in Denmark. Eurovision is not just one of the world’s biggest TV shows; it is also one of the oldest living TV concepts and an integrated part of Europe’s TV history. I am proud to be able to put my mark on the show and gladly take on this huge challenge”, said Per Zachariassen who also went on to say, “I have for many years had a great partnership with DR and look forward to working with both Pernille Gaardbo and Jan Lagermand Lundme. I am sure that we, together with the rest of the team, will deliver a world class show”.
SOURCE: DR.DK / EUROVISION.TV