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The M100 Sanssouci-Colloquium is accompanied by
a (mainly journalistic) advisory board. The members
meet periodically in Potsdam and plan and discuss
together the topics and participants of the M100
conferences. The advisory board acts also as jury
for the M100 media award.

Chairmen of the board are the British publisher
Lord Weidenfeld and Potsdam’s Lord Mayor,
Jann Jakobs. 

Further members are:

Jann Jakobs, Chairman
Lord Weidenfeld, co-chairman
Stefan Aust
Boris Biancheri
Dr. Hugo Bütler
Ulrich Deppendorf
Kai Diekmann
Dr. Mathias Döpfner
Prof. Ernst Elitz
Dr. Peter Frey
Dr. Alexander Gauland
Hans-Ulrich Jörges
Baroness Kennedy QC
Hans Werner Kilz
Roger Köppel
Christoph Lanz
Giovanni di Lorenzo
Dr. Klaus Rost
Dr. Rachel Salamander
Stephan Sattler
Dr. Frank Schirrmacher
S.D. Karl von Schwarzenberg
Louis Schweitzer
Andrea Seibel
Dr. Wolfram Weimer
  Prof. Ernst Elitz  

Prof. Ernst Elitz Former Director-General of Deutschlandradio, Berlin

Ernst Elitz was born on July 24, 1941. After pursuing studies in German, theatre, politics and philosophy at the Freie Universität (FU) in Berlin, he worked from 1969 to 1974 as an editor at Spiegel in Hamburg. He then went on to the public TV broadcasters ARD and ZDF, where he acted as moderator, editorial manager and editor-in-chief. From 1994 to 2009, he served as the founding director-general of Deutschlandradio (Deutschlandfunk, Deutschlandradio Kultur, Dradio Wissen), a German national radio broadcaster. Elitz is currently an honorary professor of culture and media management at the Freie Universität Berlin and director of the FU’s BerlinMediaProfessionalSchool. He also works as a columnist, author and media consultant.