Updated: 01/22/2018 03:52 PM | First Published: 01/16/2018 04:29 PM

German-Greek journalist Linda Zervakis's bio and married life details



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Linda Zervakis is a German-Greek news anchor and journalist.

Her parents were Greek immigrants who came to Germany as guest workers and ran a kiosk in Harburg. 

Growing up in Hamburg, she attended Friedrich-Ebert-Gymnasium and graduated in 1994. 

After her graduation, she started an internship at an advertising agency, BBDO and later worked as a copywriter. 

She also volunteered as an editor in various radio stations and television channels.

In 2001, she joined NDR as a newsreader and editor for N-JOY, their radio program and later worked as a news anchor and reporter for Schleswig-Holstein magazine. 

She joined Tagesschau news in 2006, and in 2010, became the first spokeswoman with a migration background.

She became a spokeswoman for the 8 P.M. issue of Tagesschau on May 17, 2013. 

Linda is a married woman, but not much information about her family life has been disclosed. 

She has two children, a son born in late February 2012 and a daughter born in early February 2015.