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Mourning for Andrea Otto: BR presenter dies aged 47

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Andrea Otto died at the age of 47 after a long illness. This was announced by Bayerischer Rundfunk.

Andrea Otto is deceased. The presenter died on July 1 at the age of 47. This was announced by Bayerischer Rundfunk on Tuesday, July 5, 2022. About a year and a half ago she took a break and “wanted to take care of her family and her health”, they say. “The ‘Abendschau’ presenter and sports journalist BR made plans with confidence, believed strongly in her recovery and return to the editorial staff.” She has now passed away after a long illness, leaving behind her husband and daughter.

Andrea Otto’s team are ‘shocked and stunned’

In a message from his sports teams BR and ARD and the “Abendschau”, it is written: “We are shocked and amazed – we miss Andrea: her sun continues to shine in our hearts. Our thoughts are with her daughter, her husband and your parents.” Otto was more than a wonderful colleague. “She was radiant! Andrea was an example of positive charisma and good humor – she was always friendly, happy and fair.”

Andrea Otto has been on TV for over 20 years

According to her station, trained bookseller Andrea Otto began her career at Bayerischer Rundfunk in 2000 and first worked in radio at Bayern 3 and B5. From 2007 she also hosted on television and stood in front of the camera for “Blickpunkt Sport”. From 2009, she presented winter sports on ARD and later was part of the ARD team at numerous Olympics and World Championships. Since 2012 she has been part of the permanent moderation team of BR “Abendschau”. Until the end of 2020, she mainly presented the regional magazine “Abendschau – der Sueden”.

Source used: br.de


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