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List of notable or famous journalists from Germany, with bios and photos, including the top journalists born in Germany and even some popular journalists who immigrated to Germany. If you're trying to find out the names of famous German journalists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These journalists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known journalist from Germany is included when available.

List features people like Keith Olbermann and Roger Ebert.

This historic journalists from Germany list can help answer the questions "Who are some German journalists of note?" and "Who are the most famous journalists from Germany?" These prominent journalists of Germany may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected German journalists.

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Keith Olbermann is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Journalists from Germany
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Keith Theodore Olbermann is an American sports and political commentator and writer. As of 2013 he hosts a late-night show on ESPN2 and TSN2 called Olbermann, as well as being the studio host of TBS's Major League Baseball postseason coverage. Previously, he was the chief news officer of the Current ...more

Age: 58

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Roger Ebert is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Journalists from Germany
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Roger Joseph Ebert was an American film critic, journalist, and screenwriter. He was a film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times from 1967 until his death in 2013. In 1975, Ebert was the first film critic to win the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism. As of 2010, his reviews were syndicated to more than 200 ...more

Age: Died at 71 (1942-2013)

Birthplace: USA, Urbana, Illinois

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Gloria Steinem is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Journalists from Germany
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Gloria Marie Steinem is an American feminist, journalist, and social and political activist who became nationally recognized as a leader and spokeswoman for the feminist movement in the late 1960s and early 70s. She was a columnist for New York magazine and a founder of Ms. magazine. In 1969, she ...more

Age: 83

Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio, United States of America

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Lara Spencer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Journalists from Germany
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Lara Christine Von Seelen is an American television journalist. She is best known for being the co-anchor for ABC's Good Morning America. She is also a correspondent for Nightline and ABC News. Previously, she was the host of the syndicated entertainment newsmagazine The Insider from 2004 to 2011, ...more

Age: 47

Birthplace: Garden City, New York, United States of America

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