Talkshow icon Sabine Christiansen – no one can pass this woman

25. April 2018 – Katharina Schlangenotto

As a child she wanted to be like Karlsson from the roof, she once said in an interview and one of her favorite books still is Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren. As an adult, she sat together with the most important personalities from politics and business, and started a new way of interviewing and questioning.

As the first German journalist worldwide, she moderated the CNBC format “Global Players”. For ten years she produced and moderated her own political TV talk show “Sabine Christiansen” broadcasted at the best time on Sunday evening. Her talkshow had changed the Republic, wrote the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung about it. Friedrich Merz, a German politician, once said that “her talkshow now determines the political agenda in Germany more than the Bundestag.” Undoubtedly, Sabine Christiansen has changed the political talkshow parquet and set a future trend. It has prevailed and was criticized for it. However, that was never a reason for her to give up. On the contrary.

Sabine Christiansen completed her language training after finishing high school with a diploma and then worked as a stewardess at the German airline carreer Lufthansa. From 1983, she was a journalist at the Norddeutsche Rundfunk (NDR) and then became the leading presenter of one of the most influential and popular news broadcast “ARD Tagesthemen”.

She is a television moderator, journalist and producer and one of the most popular political presenters in Germany. Her credible nature and authority in politics, business and society makes her a most special speaker and presenter, appreciated worldwide.

For more than 20 years, she has been a UNICEF committee member and ambassador of the United Nations Children’s Fund. In addition to her own media company, she also heads the Christiansen Children’s Foundation, is a vice-chairman of the large LAUERES Sports for Good foundation, is a member of the Supervisory Board of Freenet AG, HERMES-Europe, at Arqueonautas and the Brand Council of Mercedes Benz . The award-winning TV journalist was awarded for her social commitment several times, for example with the Federal Cross, the membership in the French honorary legion, or the Gorbachev Woman of the Year Award.

In her exciting and entertaining lectures she gives insights into her great experience. She talks about global business, sports and business, women in business and trends in globalization. In particular, the subject of social competence in companies is a matter of concern to her, as it has long been a negligible discipline seen as a pure marketing tool in business.

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Sabine Christiansen

Moderator, Media Entrepreneur, Journalist