Karl Lüönd

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Karl Lüönd (born May 12, 1945 in Flüelen ) is a Swiss journalist , publicist and author.


Lüönd started as a freelancer and central Swiss correspondent for major Swiss daily newspapers. From 1974 he was a member of the editor-in-chief of Blick , among other things as deputy editor-in-chief. After two years as editor-in-chief of Züri Leu , he founded the Züri-Woche in 1982 , which he headed for seventeen years and of which he was temporarily publisher. In 1986, together with the publisher Beat Curti , he initiated the free newspaper Neues Sonntagsblatt , of which he was the first editor-in-chief. Lüönd has been a freelancer since 1998. From 1998 to 2005 he was head of the media institute of the Swiss Press Association . He is the founder of Jagd & Natur magazine , of which he was editor-in-chief from 1998 to 2012. Lüönd has written over thirty non-fiction books and company biographies and is involved in the training and further education of journalists.


Lüönd was awarded the Zurich Journalist Prize in 2007 for his complete work.


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  1. Flash extra (magazine of the Swiss Press Association). 2010, p. 93 ( online  ( page no longer available , search in web archives ); PDF; 9.6 MB).@1@ 2Template: Dead Link / www.schweizerpresse.ch
  2. ^ Karl Lüönd: "It is high time for a rejuvenation". In: Kleinreport, February 7, 2012.
  3. about the book