Ernst Dohlus

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Ernst Dohlus (born March 14, 1947 in Traunstein ) is a German journalist and media manager .


Ernst Dohlus studied economics at the University of Munich after graduating from Chiemgau-Gymnasium Traunstein and completing basic military service (1969 to 1973). During these years he also worked as a journalist for the Traunsteiner Wochenblatt (now the Traunsteiner Tagblatt ) and the Handelsblatt . From 1974 to 1990 he was an editor at business radio in Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR), business editor at Westdeutscher Rundfunk , foreign correspondent in Iran and responsible for the SFB 2 at the broadcaster Free Berlin .

From 1990 to 1993 he was the commissioner of the SFB director for the dissolution of broadcasting in the GDR and the reorganization of broadcasting in East Germany. He then headed the general administration department of the SFB until 2000 and was responsible for the construction of the ARD capital studio in Berlin. From 2000 to 2012 he headed the main department "Production and Broadcasting Radio" of the Bavarian Broadcasting Corporation, where he drove the development of digital radio , surround sound on radio and the TPEG traffic telematics system . He has been working as a consultant and freelance journalist since 2012.


  • Ten thousand times "All about Berolina" - 36 years of local radio program , ed. from the press and information office of the SFB, Berlin 1984
  • The difficult path to new structures - From radio and television in the GDR to establishment , in: SFB workshop booklet 19 “Radio in transition”, ed. vom SFB, Berlin 1991, ISBN 3-922564-19-4
  • Eyes and ears pointing west? Spectator and listener behavior in the new federal states , in: ARD-Jahrbuch 91, ed. by ARD, Hans-Bredow-Verlag, Hamburg 1992
  • ARD Capital Studio Berlin , ed. by the building owners association ARD-HSB, Berlin 1999
  • Significance of the archives for broadcasting , in: FKT 3/2011 , ISSN  1430-9947


Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Contributions by Ernst Dohlus to the publication "FKT" ( Memento from April 12, 2013 in the web archive )
  2. ^ Winner of the Ernst Schneider Prize ,, accessed on February 6, 2013