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Jovana Janković

Jovana Janković
Јована Јанковић
Jovana Janković, May 2008
Born (1981-04-25) 25 April 1981 (age 33)
Belgrade, Serbia, SFRJ
Residence Serbia Belgrade, Serbia
Nationality Serbian
Years active 2000 - present

Jovana Janković (Serbian Cyrillic: Јована Јанковић) (born April 1981) is a Serbian television personality, best known for hosting morning programme. In May 2008, together with Željko Joksimović, she was the host of the 53rd edition of Eurovision Song Contest in Belgrade.

Career

Janković started her early television career at the age of 19 while attending university. She received a job offer at BKTV in 2001. Starting off as an entertainment reporter, she appeared on shows Blockbuster and Trailer both related to the world of cinema. Noticing her talents, Serbian state television general-director Aleksandar Tijanić made her an offer to move to the national broadcaster in 2005.

Once at RTS, she became the co-host of Jutarnji program (Morning Programme) airing weekdays from 6 am to 9 am.[1] Since moving to RTS and the morning programme Jovana has gained a fan base of viewers and has appeared on the covers of Serbian tabloids and lifestyle magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Gloria, Svet and TV Revija. Her height is billed as 1.60 m but she appeared taller in high heels at Eurovision 2008 held at Belgrade.

Janković hosted the draw for the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest semi-finals in the Belgrade city hall. On 4 March 2008, it was announced that together with singer Željko Joksimović, Jovana would co-host the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest in Belgrade which was held from 20 – 24 May 2008 in the Belgrade Arena.[2]

In March 2010 it was confirmed that Jovana Janković is leaving RTS. She co-hosts a morning show on the most popular privately owned Serbian network RTV Pink.[3]

Personal life


In Serbia, Janković's love life has generated a lot of headlines.

In early 2008, following a five-year relationship, she got engaged to Aleksandar Zeremski (former editor at BKTV and her boss while she worked there). Then in May 2008, she co-hosted the ESC with Željko Joksimović who at the time was in a relationship with Adrijana Čortan, a TV presenter for Serbian Pink television.[4]

However, a few months after Eurovision, it was reported that Željko and Jovana were seeing each other. In July it became public that Jovana had broken off her engagement and that Željko left his girlfriend. On 29 September 2008, the new couple made their first public appearance attending the Antonis Remos concert at Belgrade's Sava Centar.[5]

By late December 2008, there was information that the couple was expecting a baby,[6] however it turned out to be false.

In January 2012, Željko Joksimović and Jovana got married in the Maldives.[7]

See also

External links

  • Radio Television Serbia
  • (in serbian)

Notes

Preceded by
Finland Mikko Leppilampi & Jaana Pelkonen
Eurovision Song Contest presenter
(with Željko Joksimović)
2008
Succeeded by
Russia Semi-Finals:
Natalia Vodianova &
Andrey Malahov
Russia Final:
Alsou & Ivan Urgant
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