Each week, the ACG hosts a discussion with a journalist based in Germany on the topics making the headlines and shaping political discourse in Berlin. These conversations are held simultaneously on Clubhouse and Zoom, providing the opportunity for a more informal and interactive exchange.
The Monday, April 26 at 9:00 am ET, the speaker will be Matthias Deiss (2008 ACG Young Leader), Editorial Director of ARD-Politikmagazin Kontraste.
Matthias Deiß (2008 ACG Young Leader) is the Editorial Director for ARD’s political program “Konstrate.” Beginning May 1, he will be the Deputy Director of the ARD’s studio in Berlin. He began his professional career as a school boy by working as a reporter for a local newspaper. He later worked for ARD Tagesthemen, then as a correspondent for Deutsche Welle’s television studio in Berlin, as a reporter for Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg, as head of the service at ARD-aktuell, and from 2012 to 2017 as a television correspondent for ARD studio in Berlin. His main areas of interest include home affairs and extremism as well as political parties.