Tom Buhrow

Tom Buhrow

Director General of WDR

Tom Buhrow

Since January 2020
Chairman of the ARD network

07/2013 – present
Director General of WDR

2006 – 2013
Evening news anchor of ARD’s flagship news magazine "Tagesthemen"

2002 – 2006
Bureau Chief/correspondent
ARD German Television in Washington, D.C.

2000 – 2002
Correspondent
ARD German Television in Paris

1994 – 2000
Correspondent
ARD German Television in Washington, D.C.

1992 – 1994
Reporter for "tagesschau" (Germanyʼs leading news magazine, ARD, channel one)

1990 – 1992
Host of WDRʼs regional evening news magazine "Aktuelle Stunde"

1986
Editor WDR
Composition of regional news magazine "West 3 Aktuell"

1985
Cub reporter, WDR, Cologne

1978 – 1985
In collaboration with various daily papers

1978 – 1984
Master degree in history and politics, University of Bonn, Germany

1958
Born in Troisdorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Primary and secondary schooling in Siegburg
and Wisconsin/USA

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