Armin Wolf

Armin Wolf has been deputy editor-in-chief of ORF‘s TV news department since 2010 and, since 2002, anchor of its flagship news magazine ZiB 2. POLITICO calls him „one of Europe‘s most skilled (and feared) political journalists“ and named him as one of 28 people „who will shape Europe in 2018“. Armin is one of Austria‘s most distinguished journalists and was recently awarded with the prestigeous Axel-Corti-Prize (2017), the Leuchtturm-Prize of Germany‘s association of investigative journalists (2017) and the Hanns-Joachim-Friedrichs-Sonderpreis (2016). In 2018 he received a „Special Award“ at the Grimme-Prize for his „outstanding contribution to television“. He has lectured at various universities and has published three books. Over the last three decades Armin has interviewed four Austrian Federal Presidents, seven Chancellors and seven Foreign Ministers, as well as numerous foreign leaders such as Michail Gorbatschow, Lech Walesa, Vaclav Havel, Henry Kissinger, Al Gore, Saddam Hussein, Yassir Arafat, Shimon Peres, Benjamin Netanyahu, Tabo Mbeki, Jean-Claude Juncker or, most recently, Vladimir Putin.