Roger Köppel

Editor-in Chief and Publisher
Die Weltwoche
Zurich, Switzerland

Born May 21, 1965 in Zurich, Switzerland

1984 – 1987: Studies in History and Political Economics, Zurich

1987 – 1990: Staff writer for the sports and arts section Neue Zürcher Zeitung

1990 – 1994: Studies in Political Philosophy, Economic History and Modern History Zurich and Stuttgart, Lic. Phil I –degree

1994 – 1997: Arts editor Tages-Anzeiger, Zurich

1997 – 2001: Editor-in-chief Das Magazin, Zurich

2000 – 2001: Deputy editor-in-chief Tages-Anzeiger, Zurich

2001 – 2004: Editor-in-chief Die Weltwoche, Zurich

2004 – 2006: Editor-in-chief Die Welt, Berlin; member of the jury of the Hennri Nannen Award in Hamburg

2006: Editor-in-chief and publisher of the weekly magazine Die Weltwoche

2006: “Journalist of the year” award by the trade publication Schweizer Journalist

2007: Roger Köppel and the Weltwoche-editorial team received the “Swiss-Russian Journalist Award 2007” from the Swiss/Russian Cooperation Council

since 2007: Lecturer at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland (Executive MBA HSG)