Schreinemakers studied sociology at University of Bonn. She works as television presenter and journalist in Germany. She presented on German broadcaster WDR Aktuelle Stunde and Extratour. From 1988 to 1991 she was talk show host for NDR Talk Show. From 1992 to 1997 she presented "Schreinemakers live" on German broadcaster SAT1. Several other talk shows followed during the next years. Schreinemakers has two children. From 1986 to 1988 she lived together with German television presenter Jürgen von der Lippe. In 2011, she lives together with Jean Marie Maus. In March 2009 Schreinemakers had a heart attack.