Jana Pareigis is a journalist and main anchor of the news program “Mittagsmagazin” at ZDF, Germany’s national public television broadcaster. Before that she was a news anchor of “ZDF-Morgenmagazin”.
She is also the director and writer of the television documentary “Afro.Germany” (2017, DW), in which she interviews black people in Germany on racism and empowerment. In 2010 she completed her journalism traineeship at DW, Germany’s international broadcaster, in Bonn, Berlin and Brussels and started working as a reporter and TV news anchor for DW’s flagship program “Journal”. Jana Pareigis has also worked as an assistant to the editor-in-chief of the TV broadcaster N24 in Berlin.
She studied political science and African studies in Hamburg, New York and Berlin and has a Master’s degree from Freie Universität Berlin.