Peter Frey has been Editor-in-Chief and Director of the German public broadcaster ZDF since 2010. He is in charge of News, Politics and Current Affairs, Sports and New Media, among other areas, as well as the channel ZDFinfo. ZDF’s domestic and worldwide bureaus report to him. Frey also hosts the interview series Was nun…? (What now?) and regularly appears as a commentator on current political events. With formats such as ZDFzeit and ZDFzoom, he raised the profile of the broadcaster's information programmes. From 2001 to 2010, Frey was head of the ZDF Berlin bureau. He started out as a reporter on the ZDF evening newscast heute-journal in 1985, having worked as a journalist while studying political science, education, and Spanish philology.