Katrin Kuntz

Katrin Kuntz is Deputy Head of the Foreign Desk of Der Spiegel.

Before joining Der SPIEGEL in 2013, she attended the German School of Journalism in Munich, studied Spanish and French Philology, and wrote as a freelancer for several German magazines and newspapers. She reports from Asia, North America, and the Middle East and has covered conflict zones worldwide.

Working on a wide range of topics with a focus on socio-political issues she is always interested in what moves humanity. She has won the 2019 European Press Prize Distinguished Reporting Award with “Fifty-Six Days of Separation”.

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK - U.S.A. - AUGUST 2, 2018: Der Spiegel correspondent, Katrin Kuntz, reports a story about Levis Osorio Andino and her six-year-old son Samir, and their experience being detained and separated from each other for two months by U.S. immigration authorities. PHOTO: Meridith Kohut for Der Spiegel Magazine