Åke Ortmark

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Åke Helge Ortmark (14 May 1929 – 18 October 2018) was a Swedish journalist, author and radio and television presenter.[1] During a long career he worked for both television and radio. He was born in Stockholm. He started working at Sveriges Radio in 1958.[2]

Ortmark became the editor-in-chief of the weekly newspaper Veckans Affärer between 1974 and 1976.[3] In 1997 he was the television presenter for his own interview show O som i Ortmark which was broadcast on TV8 until 2006.

Ortmark died on 18 October 2018 in Stockholm of pneumonia at the age of 89.[3]

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  1. "Åke Ortmark". Vem är det (in Swedish). 1993. pp. 859–860.
  2. "Journalisten Åke Ortmark är död". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). Retrieved 19 October 2018.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Åke Ortmark död blev 89 år gammal" (in Swedish). MSN. Retrieved 19 October 2018.