Hanna Stjärne

Hanna Stjärne

Hanna Stjärne

Director General | SVT/Swedish Television

Hanna Stjärne started her journalistic career as a reporter, news anchor and foreign correspondent at Sveriges Radio, moving on to various management positions at the company. She was then appointed CEO and Editor in Chief at the newspaper Upsala Nya Tidning, and during her leadership the paper was awarded several prizes – among them a prize for best digital cultural journalism. In 2014 she was appointed Director General at SVT. Her leadership has focused strongly on digitalization, strong Swedish content and creating a modern public service company that engages all of Sweden.

In February 2020 SVT Sport was awarded with the Swedish Equality Award, for a gender equal representation in their sport coverage, which has changed the view of sports for millions of viewers as well as athletes.