Michael Broecker, who was born in 1977 in Muenster in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, has held the function of chief editor of the „Rheinische Post“ from 2014 to 2019 and is since then Chief Editor and Co Owner of the new Media Outlet The Pioneer in Berlin.
Michael Broecker studied Economics at the University of Cologne and Journalism at Tulane University, New Orleans, before he trained with “Rheinische Post” in Duesseldorf.
He is an alumni of the Arthur F Burns Fellowship program and has worked among other news outlets for the Philadelphia Inquirer. He was named regional Journalist of the year from a 100- member Jury of Medium Magazine in 2017.
Michael Broecker is married, father to a son and a daughter and lives with his family in Berlin.