Manuela Kasper-Claridge is the editor-in-chief at Deutsche Welle as of May 2020. She is responsible for the journalism offerings available from Germany’s international broadcaster in television, radio and online.
Manuela Kasper-Claridge studied economics and sociology and completed a journalistic traineeship at Sender Freies Berlin (SFB). She later worked as an editor at RIAS-TV and in the United States.
She joined Deutsche Welle in 1992 and has reported from all parts of the world. She has developed award-winning international TV and multimedia formats, including Global Ideas, Founders' Valley, Eco Africa and Eco India.
From 2017 to May 2020 she was deputy editor-in-chief and head of the economics, science and environment editorial department.