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Piret Kokk
Piretkokk
Kokk in 2017
Born Piret Kokk
(1965-06-12) 12 June 1965 (age 53)
Tallinn, Estonia
Occupation Television executive
Years active 1987–present
Known for –Executive supervisor of the Eurovision Song Contest
Spouse Raimo Järvis (m. 1995)
Children 4

Piret Kokk (born 12 June 1965) is an Estonian television executive. She is best known for serving as the executive supervisor of the Eurovision Song Contest.

Life and careerEdit

Early lifeEdit

Kokk was born on 12 June 1965 in Tallinn. Her father, Sven, worked for the communist government in Estonia, while her mother, Ingrid, was a stay-at-home mother. Kokk also had an older brother and younger sister.

Kokk attending school in Tallinn, graduating from compulsory school in 1981, and from upper secondary school in 1984. She then moved to Tartu, where she attended the University of Tartu, graduating in 1987 with a degree in media. She subsequently returned to Tallinn.

CareerEdit

After returning to Tallinn, Kokk got a job with Eesti Televisioon (ETV), the public broadcaster of Estonia. In 2001, she was promoted to vice president, and was made the head of entertainment in 2006. She retained her position after ETV was disbanded and turned into Eesti Rahvusringhääling (ERR) in 2007.

She left her position in 2012, and moved to Geneva, Switzerland to work with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). She was later made the executive supervisor of the Eurovision Song Contest, an EBU-organized program.

Personal lifeEdit

Kokk married Raimo Järvis in 1995. They have four children together; two sons and a pair of identical female twins. Their children are Ott Järvis (born 30 November 1995), Joonas Järvis (born 17 December 1996), and twins Miina and Vilde Järvis (born 17 March 1998). The family resides in Geneva, Switzerland, despite also owning property in Tallinn, Estonia. Kokk can speak fluent Estonian, English, Finnish, Russian, Swedish, German, and French.