About Klaus Brinkbäumer
Klaus Brinkbäumer, born in 1967, is a journalist, TV presenter, and author. For 25 years, he worked for Spiegel – as a reporter, author of numerous cover stories, and as America correspondent, before serving as deputy editor-in-chief and then editor-in-chief. He has won many prizes, including the Egon Erwin Kirsch Prize, the Nannen Preis and the Deutscher Reporterpreis, and was named editor-in-chief of the year in 2016. S. Fischer Verlag recently published his extensive book on America, Nachruf auf Amerika. Das Ende einer Freundschaft und die Zukunft des Westens (2018). Since April 2019, he has been writing for the weekly newspaper Die Zeit.