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Stefan Pollach

Head of Main Department for Online and New Media, ORF

Stefan Pollach is currently entrusted with the interim management of the "ORF Player" project and has been working on the implementation of new streaming offers for ORF since 2020. Prior to that, the certified project manager headed the product management of ORF Online in 2018/19, was responsible for the further development of news.ORF.at and oesterreich.ORF.at and coordinated the product development of the Radiothek. In 2015, he was responsible for the online and social media presence of the Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna. Pollach teaches project management at FHWien der WKW and at FH Joanneum in Graz. A political science graduate, he has been a communications consultant since 2008, initially at Media Consult and later independently. He joined the editorial team of FM4 in 1995, shortly after the station was founded, and worked there as a reporter and chief of staff. At the same time, he helped develop ORF's online and community offerings as a concept developer and programmer.