30 years of ntv / 30 years of independent journalism / anniversary celebration with Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and many celebrities in Berlin

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30 years of ntv / 30 years of independent journalism / anniversary celebration with Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and many celebrities in Berlin

Berlin/Cologne (ots)

Together with around 200 guests from politics, business and society, the news channel ntv celebrated its 30th anniversary on November 23 at Bertelsmann’s Berlin office. On this special occasion, Sonja Schwetje, Editor-in-Chief of ntv, Wirtschaft & Wissens at RTL NEWS, and Stephan Schmitter, Managing Director of Programming RTL Germany, Managing Director of RTL NEWS and ntv, welcomed Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who opened the celebration with a greeting. Other guests included the Federal Minister Bettina Stark-Watzinger, Liz Mohn, Carsten Maschmeyer, Uli Hoeneß and Hendrik Streeck as well as representatives of the parties, social groups, churches, the media advisory board and numerous representatives of the media institutions that ntv over have accompanied the years. In addition, the former ntv managing directors Tanit Koch, Hans Demmel, Johannes Züll and Karl-Ulrich Kuhlo as well as long-standing ntv journalists such as Antonia Rados and Heiner Bremer were among the guests.

The indispensability of independent journalism and the current challenges for reporters were among the focal points of the panel moderated by Micky Beisenherz with Nadja Kriewald, head of the ntv foreign reports, SPD leader Lars Klingbeil, publisher and publicist Dr. Wolfram Weimer and Sonja Schwetje, which took place as part of the event.

Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in his speech: “We’ll stay tuned, that’s the promise that ntv makes to its viewers. I wish our country that many different media will stay tuned in in the future, that they will observe current events, explain them, discuss them, that they will follow their democratic Fulfill our mandate to inform responsible citizens. Therefore my request: Stay curious, stay critical – and stay tuned!”

Stephan Schmitter: “Our aim is to offer people orientation – independently, reliably and competently. Our colleagues put their heart and soul into this every day around the clock. I would therefore like to take this opportunity to say a special thank you to everyone who works in have contributed over the past 30 years to making ntv what it is – one of the most successful news providers in Germany.”

Sonja Schwetje: “I’ve had the privilege of being part of this amazing channel since 2010. From day one, I was struck by the incredible passion the entire team puts into providing independent and excellent reporting 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We want our audience to be part of it provide the best possible content, exactly where it is accessed – whether linearly on TV or mobile in our numerous apps and digital offers.”

ntv is Germany’s first news channel and has been offering its viewers comprehensive information from politics, business, sport and society around the clock since November 1992. The ntv reporting is characterized by a high proportion of live events and breaking news expertise. Whenever something important happens in the world – ntv reports immediately, quickly and reliably. With a cross-platform news offer and the largest business share on TV, ntv is one of the most important news and business brands in Germany. ntv’s headquarters and broadcasting center is in Cologne, with other locations in Berlin and the stock exchange studio in Frankfurt. In addition, the news channel, together with RTL NEWS, has a worldwide network of correspondents and can therefore always quickly get to where the action is.

More information about ntv’s 30th anniversary can be found here RTL Media Hub – Communication

The entire speech by Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier can be found here https://www.n-tv.de/mediathek/videos/politik/Steinmeier-Bleiben-Sie-kritisch-hemden-Sie-dran–article23739285.html

Press contact:

Bettina Klauser
Head of Communication Information/Sport
RTL Germany & speaker ntv
Telephone: 0221 / 45674100
[email protected]

Michelle Wilbois
Communication Information/Sport
RTL Germany
Phone: 0221 / 4567474105
[email protected]

Original content from: ntv Nachrichtenfernsehen GmbH, transmitted by news aktuell

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