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Maybrit Illner

speaker location icon Berlin, Germany

Award-winning current affairs journalist

Presents ZDF’s most important current affairs show, heute journal

Moderated the Bundestag election debates (2002, 2005, 2009)

Maybrit Illner is an award-winning current affairs journalist, presenter and moderator. Since 2010 she has co-hosted ZDF’s leading political and economic affairs program, heute journal.

In 1999 Maybrit became the presenter on the ZDF’s Berlin Mitte, and in 2007 the show’s name was changed to Maybrit Illner.

In addition to this she moderated the Morgenmagazin between 1992 and 1998 and also presented the news bulletin Frontal. In addition to these regular appearances, Maybrit has become a household name through presenting the television debates that accompanied the Bundestag elections in 2002, 2005 and 2009.

She was the ambassador of the German Red Cross to Iraq in 2003, and to Pakistan in 2004.

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"In 2000 Maybrit won the Hans Joachim Friedrichs Preis for critical and objective TV journalism. In 2003 she won the Bayrisher Fernsehpreis, and in 2004 the Deutscher Fernsehpreis for the best factual program. In 2006 she won the Hildegard von Bingen Preis for current affairs journalism."

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