Journalist, author, presenter: Studied political science and economics at the Free University of Berlin.
Spokesman in the Berlin House of Representatives, later Speaker of the Berlin Senate for finance.
Author for ARD broadcasters, BBC and Channel 4. Editor of Spiegel TV Hamburg. Presenter of the VOX news.
Today senior editor of the MDR-TV.
Founding and board member of the "Central German Press Club Leipzig e.V."