Judith Rakers

Judith Rakers ( born January 6, 1976 in Paderborn, Judith Rakers civil - Pfaff ) is a German journalist, television presenter and spokesperson since 2005 the news of the First German Television ARD.


Rakers grew up in Bad Lippspringe with her father, the physiotherapist Hermann Rakers on. Her mother Gwendolyn Rakers is an interior designer. After graduating from the Pelizaeus -Gymnasium Paderborn studied Judith Rakers 1995-2001 Media and Communication Studies, German Philology and Modern and Contemporary History at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität in Münster. In parallel, she worked as a radio presenter at the NRW local stations Radio Bishopric of Münster and antenna.

Rakers is co-author of the book news journalism, co-authored with fellow students an essay in the volume image propaganda in the First World War and also wrote for several newspapers and trade publications. From January 2004 to January 17, 2010 Rakers hosted the Hamburg Journal in Norddeutscher Rundfunk. Since 2005, Judith Rakers spokeswoman for the evening news. She speaks the message blocks of the consignments issues of the day, night and morning Magazine magazine and later editions of the evening news. The main issue of the daily show 20 clock read it the first time on 18 March 2008. Besides the news Rakers hosted the Radio Bremen talkshow 3 after 9 After they had there on 9 July 2010, the first guest appearance as a presenter, was born on 9 August 2010 announced that they will be fixed next presenter Giovanni di Lorenzo. The first regular shipment with Judith Rakers was broadcast on 3 September 2010. Rakers hosted alongside Stefan Raab and Anke Engelke the Euro Vision Song Contest 2011 in Dusseldorf and received therefor the German TV Award 2011 in the category "Best Entertainment ". In the same year she was in the quiz show series The smartest German 2011 Member of the jury and also includes the continuation of in 2012. The medium Rakers magazine selected one of the 100 journalists in 2010. Since August 2013, it hosted the NDR TV Pannenshow Top flops.

Rakers married in 2009 the Bank Director Andreas Pfaff. She lives in Hamburg.