Welt am Sonntag

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Welt am Sonntag
Welt am Sonntag logo.svg
Welt am Sonntag front page.jpg
Sample front page of Welt am Sonntag
Type Sunday newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) Axel Springer AG
Publisher Thomas Schmid
Editor Jan-Eric Peters
Founded 1948; 66 years ago (1948)
Political alignment conservative
Headquarters Berlin, Germany
Website welt.de

Welt am Sonntag (meaning "World on Sunday" in English) is a German Sunday newspaper published in Germany.

History and profile[edit]

Welt am Sonntag was established in 1948. The paper is published by Axel Springer AG. Its head office is in Berlin, and it has local editions for Berlin, Hamburg, Munich and Düsseldorf.

It is the Sunday edition of the weekday Die Welt. It features specialist sections on politics, sport, economics, finances, culture, style, journey, engine, real estates, and others.

In 2009, Welt am Sonntag was recognized as one of the "World’s Best-Designed Newspapers" by the Society for News Design, along with four other newspapers.[1] In 2012 the paper was named as theEuropean Newspaper of the Year in the category of nationwide newspapers.[2] In 2013 Welt am Sonntag won the same award, but this time in the category of weekly newspapers.[3]

Editors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Steve Dorsey (18 February 2009). "SND30: Five papers named World’s Best-Designed – The Society for News Design". SND. Retrieved 7 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "14th European Newspaper Award" (Press Release). Editorial Design. 2013. Retrieved 4 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "15th European Newspaper Award". Adnative. 15 November 2013. Retrieved 2 December 2014. 

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