Thomas Tuma

Thomas Tuma was selected for the 2020 European Press Prize shortlist with ‘Roland Berger’s self-deception: The star consultant, his Nazi father and the guilt of German industry.’

Thomas Tuma, born on September 25, 1964 in Bad Mergentheim, studied at the German School of Journalism in Munich, as well as studied journalism in Washington D.C. Afterwards, he worked as a freelancer for a local Munich newspaper and the magazine „Tango“. Later, Tuma joined the magazine „Stern“ before starting at „Der Spiegel“ in 1996 where he become co-head of the section’s business and media department in 2002. Tuma received the Helmut-Schmidt Award of Journalism in 2011 and the Friedrich-Vogel Award for Business Journalism in 2013, as well as the Herbert Quandt Media Award in 2019. Since November 2013, Tuma is part of the chief editorial board at Handelsblatt. He is also the chief editor of Handelsblatt magazine, a supplement focused on fashion and lifestyle.