Stephan Schmitter has been a member of the Management Board and Chief Content Officer of RTL Deutschland since November 2022. In this function, he is responsible for all content, including the entire journalistic offering of RTL Deutschland, across all channels and platforms. From the beginning of 2022, Stephan Schmitter was Chief Journalistic Content Officer at RTL Deutschland and Managing Director of RTL News – a position which he took over in April 2021. He is additionally Managing Director of NTV and a member of the Board for the Bertelsmann Content Alliance. Stephan Schmitter began his journalistic career in 1996 at Radio Gong 96.3 in Munich. From 2007 to 2020, he was Managing Director of RTL Radio Center Berlin GmbH and from 2018 to the beginning of 2023, he was CEO of RTL Radio Deutschland.