Joined Salzburger Nachrichten (nationwide daily) in 1977, since 1979 fully employed in sports staff (focus on motor sports, ice hockey, basketball, showjumping, speed skating); since 2007 motoring and motor sports editor, responsible for motoring coverage (launches, auto shows, test reports etc.), special supplements (such as auto shows, commercial vehicles etc.) and racing, primarily F1, WEC, DTM.
Motoring Media Career:
- Motor sports coverage since high school days, first F1 GP covered Austria 1973 (so far 300+);
- since 1981 US racing scene (CART/Indycar, NASCAR);
- since 1980s Endurance Racing; besides Salzburger Nachrichten work free lance contributor to magazines, websites and dailies such as Autosport (GB), Sony (JAP), Speedweek (CH), Tagesanzeiger (CH), Welt (GER).
Awards and Nominations / Professional Performances:
Lector at Salzburg University since 1984 in departments sports and communications.
Autobest is an expanding independent organization of opinion leaders in the automotive media who look beyond the scene. It is a pleasure to contribute to Autobest and represent Austria for the first time on the jury panel.