Wolfgang Krach

Editor-in-Chief, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Germany
wolfgang krach

Wolfgang Krach is Editor-in-Chief of Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ), the paper that first published the Panama Papers. Süddeutsche Zeitung is the largest selling national quality newspaper in Germany, based in Munich.
Wolfgang studied philosophy, worked for several news agencies (AP, Reuters, dpa) and served as Munich correspondent for the regional daily *Donaukurier*.
From 1993 to 1997, he was a political reporter at STERN magazine in Hamburg. Following this post, Krach was deputy bureau chief in Berlin of the news magazine DER SPIEGEL, after which he headed the national desk at DER SPIEGEL based in Hamburg.
In 2003, he joined *Süddeutsche Zeitung* as managing editor, and in 2007, he was appointed to the role deputy Editor-in-Chief. Since April 1, 2015 he has been Editor-in-Chief.

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