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Patricia Schlesinger
Director General
Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg
Germany

Patricia Schlesinger has worked as a trainee at Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR) and as a reporter, editor and host for the ARD show “Panorama”. She headed the ARD Southeast Asia studio in Singapore and served as a US correspondent in Washington. Upon her return she took over as director for the cultural and documentary programming division at NDR television. Since 2016 she has been working as Director General at Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg broadcasting. Productions overseen by Patricia Schlesinger have won numerous awards – among them the German Film Award, Grimme and Television Awards, one Emmy and one Oscar.

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