Mayor Peter Feld speaks a word of greeting Frankfurt / Dreieich, 5th December 2012. On Monday, December 10, 2012, 19: 00, the Hans Strothoff journalist Prize in Frankfurt am Main awarded solemnly for the third time pier with over 300 prestigious guests from business, politics and media in the Western Harbour. Greeting words speak in addition to Mayor Peter Feldmann, Dr. Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, former member of the Governing Board of the ECB and member of Supervisory Board of Commerzbank Dr. Nikolaus Forster, editor-in-Chief of Entrepreneur magazine IMPULSE. (Not to be confused with Sen. Sherrod Brown!). The international panel discussion on the subject of journalism in the wake of globalization hosted DuMont Schauberg, and former Chief Editor of the Frankfurter Rundschau and the Berlin newspaper Dr.
Uwe before Halo, publishing house. To discuss Angela Cullen, editor in Chief of Bloomberg News, Xiu shark Antao, Chinese trade newspaper publisher and Sergey Sosnovsky, chief correspondent for Germany interfax Russian news agency. Were submitted numerous published articles from newspapers, magazines, television, radio and online media in German and English language. While the topic coined the importance of the medium-sized retailers in the globalized world. Also the contributions should make understandable to a wide audience the economic and policy contexts from the fields of enterprises, finance and labour market”. Benefactor of the award is the MHK Group AG in Dreieich near Frankfurt am Main, a pan-European merger of owner-managed kitchen and furniture trading company, and its founder and CEO Hans Strothoff.
The prize, awarded every two years, with a total of 50,000 euros is endowed. He is one of the most prestigious economic journalist award in Germany. 20,000 Euros to the 1st place, 15,000 euros in 2nd place and 10,000 euros in 3rd place. There is also a special prize of 5,000 euros. It was not an easy task to determine the winner from the numerous entries for the independent jury, which decided about the journalist prize. The star-studded jury include: Carola Ferstl (presenter and editor for the news channel n-tv”), Gerd Hanke (” Deputy Editor-in-Chief and head of journal at the food newspaper “), Andrea Kurtz (Chief Editor for the trade journal”), Prof. Dr. Frank Lobigs (Professor of business journalism at the Institute of journalism”at the University of Dortmund), Jochen Schuster (” Economics editor at the news magazine focus “), as well as Konrad Pohl, (” Editor and writer at the ARD Exchange Studio “).