Kristina Inhof

Kristina Inhof
Born (1988-10-01) 1 October 1988
Vienna, Austria
Station(s) ORF

Kristina Inhof (born 1 October 1988, in Vienna[1]) is an Austrian presenter and sports journalist at ORF.

Early life

Inhof was born in Vienna and grew up in Lower Austria. During her school years she played handball for several years at Hypo Niederösterreich.[1] In 2008 she completed her school leaving exam at the Vienna Business School. Shortly thereafter, she began her studies in sports science[2] with a focus on sport management at the University of Vienna. During this time, she also lived for six months in Gran Canaria, where she completed a semester abroad at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC). Already during her studies she completed various internships at media companies such as Radio 88.6, Kronen Zeitung or Austria 9. In October 2012 Inhof completed her studies with a Bachelor's degree. She is also a graduate of the WIFI Media Academy.


In 2009 she was in front of a camera for the first time. She spent almost two years as a reporter at Vienna Online. Then she moved to W24[2][3][4][5], where she first presented Guten Morgen Wien and from 2012 onward was the face of the daily live show Guten Abend Wien. In addition to her work at W24, in 2012 she was hired by the Austrian TV broadcaster Puls 4[5] for the broadcast of the UEFA Champions League.[2][6] This moderated them together with Christian Nehiba and Frank Schinkels.[7]

At W24 Inhof also took over the format Immobilien für Wien, the main evening show Best of and the moderation of the programme presentations of the station.

For several months in 2015, she joined the moderator team of Sky Sport News HD[2][4][6] and presented the sports news several times a week. At the same time Inhof moderated together with Andi Knoll on Die große Chance der Chöre in ORF eins.[1][4][5][8]

In 2016, Inhof has been working exclusively for the ORF, where she moderates for the football department[1][5], which includes programmes from the Champions League, Bundesliga, Austrian Football First League, Austrian Cup and summaries of games of the Austria national football team. She was also part of the ORF team at the UEFA Euro 2016 in France. In addition, she presented again in 2016 with Andi Knoll on Die große Chance der Chöre.[9][10][11][12][13][14] In 2017, Inhof announced points in the finals of the Eurovision Song Contest Austria, replacing Katharina Bellowitsch as the point leader.[15][16]

In addition to her TV appearances Kristina Inhof is active as an event presenter. In 2013 and 2014 she hosted the final of the EHF Champions League in the Lanxess Arena. Apart from the sporting area, she also leads through galas and corporate events.

Inhof lives in Lower Austria.

Private life

Inhof is a fan of the traditional London club Arsenal F.C.[1] and has been to the Emirates Stadium several times. Her favourite player is Lukas Podolski.

She speaks German as well as English and Spanish fluently.


  1. 1 2 3 4 5 Inhof, Kristina (3 Feb 2016). ""Mal sehen, wie die Herren reagieren"". Kurier (Interview) (in German). Retrieved 18 Jan 2018.
  2. 1 2 3 4 "Kristina Inhof, Jan Stecker und Sylvia Walker verstärken Moderatorenteam von Sky Sport News HD". news aktuell (Press release) (in German). 23 Mar 2015. Retrieved 19 Jan 2018.
  3. "ORF holt TV-Beauty Kristina Inhof". Österreich (in German). 28 Jan 2016. Retrieved 19 Jan 2018.
  4. 1 2 3 "Kristina Inhof und Andi Knoll moderieren neue ORF-Castingshow". (in German). 24 Mar 2015. Retrieved 19 Jan 2018.
  5. 1 2 3 4 "Kristina Inhof verstärkt ORF-Fußball-Team". Kurier (in German). 28 Jan 2016. Retrieved 19 Jan 2018.
  6. 1 2 Krannich, Bernd (24 Mar 2015). "Drei neue Moderatoren für Sky Sport News HD". TV Wunschliste (in German). Retrieved 19 Jan 2018.
  7. "Kristina Inhof: Eine Blondine mit Durchblick". NÖN Online (in German). 22 Jul 2014. Retrieved 19 Jan 2018.
  8. "Inhof und Knoll moderieren "Die große Chance der Chöre"". Kleine Zeitung (in German). 24 Mar 2015. Retrieved 19 Jan 2018.
  9. "„Die große Chance der Chöre": Dritte Castingshow am 28. Oktober in ORF eins". APA OTS (Press release) (in German). 27 Oct 2016. Retrieved 19 Jan 2018.
  10. "„Die große Chance der Chöre": Vierte Castingshow am 4. November in ORF eins". APA OTS (Press release) (in German). 3 Nov 2016. Retrieved 19 Jan 2018.
  11. "Kristina Inhof und Andi Knoll präsentieren: „Die große Chance der Chöre"". APA OTS (Press release) (in German). 10 Nov 2016. Retrieved 19 Jan 2018.
  12. "Die große Chance der Chöre - Liveshows". (in German). 11 Nov 2016. Retrieved 19 Jan 2018.
  13. ""Große Chance der Chöre": Finale der ORF-Musikshow am Freitag". (in German). 23 Nov 2016. Retrieved 19 Jan 2018.
  14. "Die große Chance der Chöre - Finale". (in German). 25 Nov 2016. Retrieved 19 Jan 2018.
  15. "Der „Eurovision Song Contest" als multimedialer ORF-Event". APA OTS (Press release) (in German). 3 May 2017. Retrieved 19 Jan 2018.
  16. "Wer heuer die zwölf Punkte für Österreich vergibt". Kleine Zeitung (in German). 11 May 2017. Retrieved 19 Jan 2018.
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