Petra Pinzler

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Petra Pinzler is a journalist with the German weekly DIE ZEIT based in the Berlin office. She writes on the EU and foreign policy as well as economic affairs and development. She has been with DIE ZEIT since 1994, first as an economics editor based in Hamburg, then from 1998 – 2002 as a US correspondent based in Washington D. C. In 2001 she was a Bucerius Fellow at the de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University. From 2002 – 2007 she was the paper’s European Correspondent based in Brussels.

She studied economics and politics at the University of Cologne and journalism at the Cologne Journalism School. Petra Pinzler won a number of awards for her work including the Robert Bosch Foundation Journalism Prize in 1999, the Karl Klasen Prize in 2003 and the Journalism Prize for Development Policy in 2006. She is a founding member of the Global Public Policy Institute.