Schweizer Illustrierte

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Schweizer Illustrierte
Editor-in-chiefStefan Regez, Werner De Schepper
CategoriesNews magazine
Year founded1911; 109 years ago (1911)
Based inZurich
WebsiteSchweizer Illustrierte

Schweizer Illustrierte is a weekly illustrated news magazine owned by Swiss media company Ringier.[1][2]

History and profile[edit]

Schweizer Illustrierte was established in 1911 as Schweizer Illustrierte Zeitung (SIZ), and adopted its current name in 1965.[3][4] The magazine is published weekly in German.[5][6] It is published by a company with the same name and offers news about stars, opinion leaders and idols.[6] The magazine has no focus on political news.[4]

The headquarters of Schweizer Illustrierte is in Zurich.[6][7] Stefan Regez is the editor-in-chief of the weekly.[3] Peter Rothenbuehler is among the former editors-in-chief.[8]

The iPad application of Schweizer Illustrierte was launched in 2010.[3]


Between July 2004 and June 2005 Schweizer Illustrierte had a circulation of 240,240 copies.[5] It was 232,519 copies between July 2005 and June 2006 and 225,753 copies between July 2006 and June 2007.[5] Its circulation became 209,121 copies between July 2007 and June 2008.[5] The weekly was the second best-selling magazine in Switzerland with a circulation of 204,856 copies in 2009.[9]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Mary Kelly, The Media in Europe: The Euromedia Handbook, p. 252
  2. ^ Werner A. Meier. "Media landscapes. Switzerland". European Journalism Centre. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  3. ^ a b c "Ringier trennt sich von Nik Niethammer". Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  4. ^ a b Ariane Knüsel (1 September 2012). Framing China: Media Images and Political Debates in Britain, the USA and Switzerland, 1900-1950. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. p. 32. ISBN 978-1-4094-6178-4. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  5. ^ a b c d "New circulation figures from July 2007 to June 2008". Adnative. 1 October 2008. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 3 April 2015.
  6. ^ a b c "Schweizer Illustrierte. People Magazine". Ringier. Retrieved 3 April 2015.
  7. ^ "Factsheet". Publicitas. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  8. ^ Switzerland Starting Business (Incorporating) in Switzerland Guide Strategic and Practical Information. Int'l Business Publications. p. 236. ISBN 978-0-7397-1688-5. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  9. ^ "Where Your Revenues Come From in 2014" (PDF). PricewaterhouseCoopers AG. 2010. Retrieved 13 April 2015.

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