Astrid Frohloff

TV Presenter and Journalist

Astrid Frohloff is a German TV presenter and journalist. Since 2009, she is hosting the renowned investigative TV magazine “Kontraste” at ARD , the German public service channel. She also has been hosting the political TV magazine “Klartext” at rbb until 2016. Prior to that, she was chief-anchorwoman of the nation-wide news show in Sat.1 for almost six years.

Astrid Frohloff has been spokesperson of the board of the human rights organisation „Reporters without Borders” for 12 years. The organization is fighting for the freedom of press worldwide.

As a journalist she is not only specialised in domestic politics but also in Middle East topics. From 1994-1999 she was working as a TV correspondent in Jerusalem. She covered the whole Middle East as the head of the Sat.1 office in Israel. She was reporting from Arab countries such as Iraq, Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan and Oman.

Astrid Frohloff studied political science in Hannover (M.A.). She then got her Masters Degree in Journalism at the Institute for Journalism in Hannover. She spent some time in the U.S. where she studied Journalism at the University of Austin, Texas. She also spent some months in Boston and New York.