Anka Radakovich Named Host of 9th Annual ‘O’ Awards

LAS VEGAS—AVN Media Network announced today that Anka Radakovich will serve as the host of the ninth annual “O” Awards.

The ceremony is scheduled for 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, in Artist Hall of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas as part of the AVN Novelty Expo, which is sponsored this year by Satisfyer.

“I’m looking forward to entertaining the crowd with a whole new set of dick jokes,” Radakovich said. “I can't wait to present the throbbing ‘O’ Awards. So excited. I just hope I don't have an ‘O’ while I'm handing them out.”

Radakovich is a certified sexologist, sex educator and sex columnist who wrote a groundbreaking column for Details magazine. Currently, she writes for AVN magazine, British GQ and Brides magazine. She writes regularly for Cosmopolitan and is the news editor at She is the author of three books (Random House), including her newest, The Wild Girls Club, Part 2.

Radakovich has appeared as a commentator on dozens of television shows, including MSNBC, Dateline NBC, MTV, VH1, E, and CNBC, and is considered an expert in her field. She has also appeared on late night talk shows, including eight appearances with Conan O'Brien.

She is currently working on her Ph.D. to become “Dr. Anka.” Radakovich is a member of the American College of Sexologists International. Follow Anka on Twitter: @ankarad.

“We couldn’t be more pleased to have Anka hosting the ‘O’ Awards this year,” said Tony Rios, CEO of AVN Media Network. “Her knowledge of the industry and her humor and wit are sure to make her a hit and the night a memorable one for everyone there.”

All trade attendees of the AVN Novelty Expo are welcome to attend the ninth annual “O” Awards ceremony. The ceremony is part of the AVN Novelty Expo, which runs Jan. 24-26. ANE trade registration includes entry to both ANE and the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo. For more information on ANE or the “O” Awards, visit .