Thomas Tuma

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Thomas Tuma (born September 25, 1964 in Bad Mergentheim ) is a German journalist and author.


Tuma was after an internship at a local newspaper at the German School of Journalism and studied in Munich and Washington, DC journalism . He worked for the Münchner Abendzeitung and Tango .

After working for the weekly magazine Stern , Tuma switched to the news magazine Der Spiegel in 1996 . There he worked as a business and media editor. In 2001, Tuma's detective novel “Tödlicher Chat” was published, some of which had already been published on the Internet and discussed there before being published as a book.

From 2002 Tuma has been head of the business and media departments at Spiegel, where he also works as a columnist. Since 2010 he has also been a member of the jury for the Axel Springer Prize . Together with Martin U. Müller Tuma received the 3rd prize at the Helmut Schmidt Journalist Award 2011 for the Spiegel article “ World Religion Shoppen” For the four-part article series “Germany, your rich”, he and colleagues won the 2012 “Friedrich Vogel -Prize for Business Journalism “.

Since November 1, 2013, he has been the deputy editor-in-chief of the Handelsblatt in Düsseldorf. In addition to his work in the editor-in-chief, he is developing a supplement for the Wirtschaftsblatt that deals with fashion and lifestyle topics.


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Individual evidence

  1. Spiegel Online : World crisis private - Thomas Tuma . Retrieved September 17, 2010.
  2. Jury Print ( Memento of the original from October 17, 2013 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. . Website for the Axel Springer Prize (Axel Springer Academy) @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  3. World religion shopping . In: Der Spiegel . No. 50 , 2010 ( online ).
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  5. In the realm of the rich . In: Der Spiegel . No. 9 , 2012 ( online ).
  6. Press release: Friedrich and Isabel Vogel Foundation awards five prizes for outstanding business journalism (PDF; 184 kB)
  7. ^ On our own behalf: Tuma becomes deputy editor-in-chief at Handelsblatt (, September 9, 2013)