|Speaker of Government|
11. August 2010
|Preceded by||Ulrich Wilhelm|
7 June 1960 |
Munich, West Germany
|Alma mater||University of Hamburg , London School of Economics|
Steffen Seibert is a German former journalist and television anchor, and the current head of the German governmental press- and information-agency, which resembles the British Central Office of Information, making him the de facto press secretary of the Chancellor's office. He is officially ranked as an undersecretary of state.
Since late 2016, Seibert has been a member of the German government's cabinet committee on Brexit at which ministers discuss organizational and structural issues related to the United Kingdom's departure from the European Union.
Seibert is married (his wife is an artist), and has a daughter and two sons.
Television journalist at ZDF
Steffen Seibert worked for ZDF from 1989 to 2010.
|1992–1995||Correspondent of ZDF News (ZDF heute) in Washington|
|1995–1996||Moderator of the Morning-Magazin (ZDF Morgenmagazin)|
|1996–1997||Moderator of ZDF Abendmagazin|
|1997–2000||Moderator of hallo deutschland (translated: hello Germany)|
|2000–2003||Moderator of ZDF.reporter|
|2003–2010||News presenter (ZDF heute)|
|2007–2010||Moderator of heute-journal|
|2009–2010||Moderator of Sternstunden der Deutschen (translated: Magic Moments in German History)|
- UNICEF National Committee of Germany, Member
- "Club for early born babies" (Bundesverband "Das frühgeborene Kind"), Chairman (until 2008)
- International Journalists’ Programmes, Arthur F. Burns Fellowship Program, Member of the Board of Trustees
- "Kinderhospiz Bethel", Official Partner
In addition, Seibert is an ambassador of UNICEF in Germany.
- "ZDF-Moderator Steffen Seibert wird neuer Regierungssprecher". Focus. 10 July 2010. Retrieved September 14, 2016.
- Joseph Nasr (January 13, 2017), Merkel to chair first Brexit committee meeting next week Reuters.
- Readout of the government's press conference on 13 January 2017 Federal Press Office.
- General Assembly of Members UNICEF Deutschland.
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