Ruedi Matter

Ruedi Matter

Director of Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen

Copyright: SRG SSR / Marcel Grubenmann

Director of SRF since 2011, born in 1953, Swiss

Ruedi Matter studied history, journalism and philosophy at the University of Zurich and graduated from the Stanford Executive Program (SEP) at the Stanford Graduate School of Business in Palo Alto (USA). Between 1974 and 1976, Ruedi Matter worked as an editor at the Basel-based "National-Zeitung". From 1976 to 1988, he was a news editor, producer and presenter of the "Tagesschau" main daily news bulletin, as well as the producer and presenter of the "Karussell" magazine programme of Schweizer Fernsehen. From 1988 until 1992 he was a freelance TV journalist for clients including the European Business Channel EBC (Zurich) and WIF business and current affairs television (Cologne). For a year between 1992 and 1993 he was a communications specialist at McKinsey & Company, before joining "CASH TV" in 1993 as its editor-in-chief with presenting duties. Here he remained until the end of 1996, after which he took up the position of chief editor at n-tv news television in Berlin and Cologne from 1997 to 2006. Ruedi Matter was appointed editor-in-chief and head of department for Schweizer Radio DRS news and current affairs in 2006.

Offices: Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Technology and Production Center Switzerland AG, chairman of the Supervisory Board of Telepool GmbH, Mediapulse AG. 


Gilles Marchand, Director General

Marco Derighetti, Director of Operations

Beat Grossenbacher, Director of Finance and Controlling

Maurizio Canetta, Director of Radiotelevisione svizzera

Ladina Heimgartner, Director of Radiotelevisiun Svizra Rumantscha

Pascal Crittin, Director of Radio Télévision Suisse

Ruedi Matter, Director of Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen


Walter Bachmann, secretary general