Austrian journalist who began hosting ORF's news show ZIB 2 in 2002. He began working for ORF as a freelance reporter in 1985.
He graduated from University of Vienna with a master's degree, and from the University of Innsbruck with his doctorate in political science.
He won the Romy award as Austria's most popular TV anchor in 2006, 2007, and 2012.
His wife is Euke Frank, editor-in-chief of the magazine Woman. They have two children.
In 2018, he interviewed Vladimir Putin.