Pius Strobl joins ORF’s Eurovision 2015 team
VIENNA, AUSTRIA – Host broadcaster ORF, has finalised its team for the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest with the appointment of Pius Strobl as event manager. Strobl is the former ORF Commnications Director. “Strobl has been in the field of event management and has extensive experience.
He has organised some great events in Vienna and larger operations managed during his ORF-time. He has major project experience as well as experience with on-and off-air events in Vienna and strong experience and knowledge of ORF and ORF-conditions”, the broadcaster’s General Director, Alexander Wrabetz, said.
He added that Strobl will be responsible for “Everything that is not directly to do with the ORF-Show, Side-Events, Public Viewing, Hospitality, the press center for international journalists, accreditations, security, logistics, transport concept , shuttles, volunteers”.
ORF’s Eurovision team will is made up of
Executive Producer for Eurovision 2015 will be Mr Edgar Böhm, Head of Entertainment at ORF
Producer of the Television show will be Mr Stefan Zechner
Event Manager Will be Mr Pius Strobl
Legal Advisor will be Mr Martin Szerencsi
The Line Producer of the event will be Mr. Stefan Wöber
Technical Manager will be Mr Claudio Bortoli who was technical manager for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing
Head of Press for Eurovision 2015 will be Mr Roman Horacek