Dagmar Rosenfeld was born in Cologne in 1974. After studying history, German language and literature, she completed a traineeship at Tagesspiegel. There she subsequently worked as an editor for business and politics. Dagmar Rosenfeld joined ZEIT in 2009. From 2016 she was deputy editor-in-chief at WELT and has been editor-in-chief at DIE WELT since 2019. Dagmar Rosenfeld has received several awards for her journalistic work, including the Ernst Schneider Prize.