The Board of Trustees of the Zurich Journalism Prize (ZJP) has elected two new personalities as members of the ZJP jury: Doris Kleck, deputy editor-in-chief of the CH Media central editorial office and co-head of the Federal Parliament editorial office, and Reza Rafi, editor-in-chief of the Sunday View.
Doris Kleck is considered an expert on Swiss domestic politics. After completing a Bachelor's and Master's degree in International Relations at the HSG, she began her journalistic writing career at the Schaffhausen News. She has been reporting from the Federal Parliament since 2012 and has been deputy editor-in-chief of the CH Media editorial team since 2021.
Reza Rafi studied political science, social economics and journalism. He has many years of experience in social and political journalism as well as in the digital transformation process of the media industry. He began his journalistic career in 2006 as a reporter for 20 minutesfollowed by various positions in the Sunday View and the Sunday newspaper. Since May 2023, he has been editor-in-chief of the Sunday View .
The expert jury, chaired by president Christina Neuhaus (NZZ), consists of new members Rafi and Kleck, Lisa Feldmann (author), Nina Jecker (Basler Zeitung), Hansi Voigt (journalist) and Paula Scheidt (Annabelle).
The Zurich Journalism Prize 2024 will be awarded on May 15. The prize is one of the most prestigious awards for media professionals in Switzerland. The Zurich Journalism Prize Foundation is supported by the media companies CH Media, NZZ, Ringier and Tamedia.