Head of Culture @ Salzburger Nachrichten
Born in Salzburg, University for Economics in Vienna, graduated 1988. Post graduate in „Cultural management“ at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna. Doctorate degree in Economics oft he Arts at the University Innsbruck, 1997. Fellowship at the University of Oxford, jan. to march 2003. Since 1989 working for the „Salzburger Nachrichten“ as editor, since 2003 editor for the cultural section. Recent awards: Best journalist for culture 2015 (by Bank Austria), Best Austrian journalist for culture 2016 (by „Der österreichische Journalist“), René-Marcic-Preis for journalism 2016 (by Land Salzburg).