Franz Fischlin is a journalist working for the public broadcasting company Swiss Television SRF. He is an anchor with the daily news program „Tagesschau“. He is also the host of the talk format „Medienclub“ where topics concerning media and journalism are being discussed. Franz Fischlin is member of the board of the association for „Quality in Journalism“ and he is the co-founder of an international foundation for journalism. Franz Fischlin is a former member of the jury for the CNN-award. Before his career with Swiss TV Fischlin was news anchor with the private broadcasting company „TV3“ and he was editor-in-chief of the private local radio station „ExtraBern“. Fischlin is a trained photographer and he studied journalism and communications at the university of Fribourg, Switzerland.