Oliver Herrgesell

Oliver Herrgesell is senior vice president communications, Turner. He is in charge of international communications. Until 2012 he was responsible for communications, public affairs and marketing for RTL Group; before joining the group in Luxembourg in February 2006, he served for six years as deputy head of corporate communications at Europe's leading media company Bertelsmann. Prior to that, he worked in Austria and Germany as a journalist for television broadcasters (ORF, Premiere/Sky Deutschland), magazines (Wiener, Tempo, Stern) and newspapers (Die Woche, Berliner Zeitung). In addition, Herrgesell is member of the board, Save the Children in Germany since January 2010.

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Issue 04 / 2010

A former award-winning journalist reflects on his move into the corporate world


Oliver Herrgesell on the responsibilities of journalists and social media platforms
The digital revolution makes predicting the future of the media a tough call: nevertheless,here are a few pointers.