The long-standing DR-host Jacob Riising was one of the 205 DR-staff 10. October was fired as part of the big sparerunde on the media.
he signed himself out on his Instagram profile immediately after the firing.
'A really bad day at the office is over! It is 19 years ago, I started on the same rainfall at the Danish Radio. Since I have the bla. made Amigo, Versus, Melodi Grand Prix, Riising & Mother, MGP, Who was that now we were, christmas show, Gepetto, Nærradiofonien, Landeplagen and have had my own beautiful talk show. But as a result of the savings in the DR is, unfortunately, I was terminated today', he explained in the context of Instagram.
since then, there has been silently from the seasoned DR-host but in the evening he told about the dismissal in 'Go' aften Danmark' by competitors on TV2. He does not hide that he was very surprised that he was one of them, who now must leave the DR.
- It was a great shock. I think it was all that was fired. You expect never to be fired. It always happens to the neighbor, says he addressed to the host Jes Dorph.
According to the former tv host considering he now, in which direction his career should go.
- I do not know what needs to be done. Now I'm trying to find out if this is something that should take me in a different direction, or what should happen, says Jacob Riising.
In the interview in 'Go' aften Danmark' says Jacob Riising, honestly, he was angry and disappointed when he was told that he was one of those who no longer had a job with DR.
- It was pretty interesting, for you will come in one form or another for choktilstand. Not as bad as if you are terminally ill or anything, but there you could really see that to deal with it in different ways. I was actually kind of a little silly, but it hit me also, and at one point I also got blank eyes, for all the rhetoric about firing is the serious. I will say that I got the tendency to anger, but I was not furious, saith the Riising.
According to Jacob Riising has the firing, however, not been so bad, that it isn't good for anything, and he retains the optimism.
- It does something when you are used to getting a salary every month, and now it's gone, so it also makes you think creatively about all sorts of things. When I hear one or another piece of music, so I think over, whether to be a rock musician. I'll help, I promise you. But otherwise, I think, then, that a little work on the 'Go' morgen Danmark' also could be something. I would look me over the shoulders, when I walked home from Tivoli in the future, if I were you, " he says with a laugh addressed to Jes Dorph.
Danish well-known - 11. oct. 2018 - at. 10:29 DR-icon fired after 34 years: - I have tried it, there are worse
Although Jacob Riising no longer has his job at the DR, so he has, however, enough to see to. He is right now current with his eighth book with the name 'Curl & Whew - The belgian slikindsamling'.
the Extra Leaf has several times tried to get a comment from Jacob Riising in connection with the dismissal, but without success.