Christiane Wirtz

Deputy Government Spokesperson Christiane Wirtz

Christiane Wirtz is Deputy Government Spokesperson and Deputy Head of the Press and Information Office of the Federal Government. She is responsible for providing information about the work of the German Government.

Christiane Wirtz, Deputy Government Spokesperson and Deputy Head of the Press and Information Office of the Federal Government

SRS´in Wirtz

Photo: Bundesregierung/Steins

Christiane Wirtz, Deputy Government Spokesperson and Deputy Head of the Press and Information Office of the Federal Government

SRS´in Wirtz

Photo: Bundesregierung/Steins

Born on 11 June 1970 in Mülheim/Ruhr, unmarried

1977 – 1990
Primary school and high school in Mülheim/Ruhr

1990 – 1991
Diploma de Estudios Hispanicos, Universidad Civil Salamanca

1992 – 1997
Studied Law at the Freie Universität Berlin, first state examination in law

2000
Second state examination in law

2000 – 2002
Trainee, Süddeutsche Zeitung

2002 – 2003
Freelancer, Parliamentary Editorial Office Berlin, Süddeutsche Zeitung

2003 – 2007
Deputy Spokesperson, Federal Ministry of Justice

2007 – 2008
Freelance journalist, Tel Aviv, Israel

2008 – 2011
Editor, Background Section, Domestic Policy Editorial Office, Deutschlandradio, DLF Cologne

2011 – 2013
Editor-in-Chief, Deutschlandradio, DLF Cologne

since 2014
Deputy Government Spokesperson and Deputy Head of the Press and Information Office of the Federal Government