Communication scientist, communication consultant, expert presenter, chairwoman of the Grimme jury for the German Radio Award. Since 2011 owner of the political and communication consultancy “Zaboura Consulting”. In this function, she works as an expert for international research projects for the digital society and economy. Her clients include companies, ministries and associations, whom she advises on strategy, communications and location policy on topics such as digitalization, education and diversity. She is also an evaluator for the European Commission, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Grimme Research College – Media and Society in the Digital Age, and an external evaluator for the German Federal Ministry of Education & Research.
Nils Minkmar, journalist, historian and publicist. Grew up in Saarland, the son of a German and a French mother. Attended Pierre Bourdieu’s doctoral seminar in Paris, earned doctorate in New History. Worked as a writer and editor for ZDF, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Die Zeit, Der Spiegel and others, and was head of the arts section at FAZ. 2012 Culture Editor of the Year (medium magazin), member of the Henri Nannen Award jury. Since May 1, 2021, he has been editor of the feature section of the Süddeutsche Zeitung. Among other things, he writes the blog “Der siebte Tag” on the side. In October 2021, Nils Minkmar was nominated by the French Ministry of Culture as a Knight/Chevalier for the Order of Arts and Letters.