InfoNetwork Teaser Info Network reshuffles key positions Info Network, a production firm belonging to Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland, is reshuffling five key staff positions at its domestic and international studios.
Info Network journalists report for the various news and magazine shows on RTL Television, N-TV and Vox from studios in Germany and abroad. The management of the studio in Berlin, of the Southern Germany studio in Munich, the New York studios and the positions of Washington correspondent as well as chief reporter for N-TV at the Berlin studio are all handled by experienced Info Network employees.

Peter Kleim (55), the current head of the studio in Berlin, is leaving the German capital after 15 years and will become Info Network’s new Washington correspondent from the third quarter of 2011. Kleim’s past US experience includes working as a correspondent and office manager for RTL Television in New York from 1992 to 1997. Kleim succeeds Christian Wilp (46), who will be returning to Berlin after several years in Washington, to take over as chief reporter for N-TV at the Berlin studio.

Peter Kleim and Christian Wilp

On 01 July 2011 Rainer Munz (52) will become the new head of the Info Network studio in Berlin. Munz has extensive experience as a correspondent and studio chief. Among other things, he worked as a correspondent and studio chief for RTL Television in Moscow from 1993 to 1998, and has headed Info Network’s south German studio in Munich since 1998.

Rainer Munz

Ulrich Oppold (49), who currently heads Info Network’s New York office and whose previous positions include managing RTL Television’s Berlin studio, will succeed Munz as the studio chief in Munich as of 01 October 2011. Carsten Mierke (50) has been appointed the new head of the New York, where he has worked as a foreign correspondent since last year.

Ulrich Oppold and Carsten Mierke

Michael Wulf, Managing Director of Info Network, says: “I look forward to continuing to work with all five colleagues and am grateful that we can continue to rely on the know-how of experienced Info Network journalists in all key positions at our studios.”

23 February 2011 - Info Network, Germany