Christiane Hinz
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Christiane Hinz


Head of the "Society and Documentation" program group at "WDR


Editor Studied economics, political science, Romance studies and Ibero-American history at the University of Cologne. In 2002 she moved to Norddeutscher Rundfunk in Hamburg. As an editor in the ARTE editorial department, she was responsible for numerous award-winning documentaries, theme nights, a youth magazine and also a music magazine with Ray Cokes. At WDR she is editorially responsible for documentaries for "Doku am Freitag", WDR-dok, docu-series (e.g.: "Anfänger in Weiß") as well as documentaries for Das Erste. Responsible, among others, for: "German Dynasties" (2003 - 2016), "Mahlzeit, Deutschland!" (2009), "Vorfahren gesucht" (2006 - 2014), "Meine Kindheit" (2010/2011), "Legenden" (2010), "Deutschland, deine Künstler" (2010), "Tiananmen - 20 Jahre nach dem Massaker" (2009), "Die Anwälte" (2009), "Chinas Größenwahn am Yangtse" (2008). Among others, there were national and international awards such as the Adolf Grimme Award, the German Television Award, the AIB Award, the Phoenix Documentary Award and many more. Since September 1, 2012, she has been head of WDR's "Society and Documentary" program group.