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NTV turns 30! Large live share and breaking news expertise combined with fast, reliable and comprehensive reporting: that is NTV. Germany's first news channel NTV has been providing comprehensive information from politics, business, sports and society since 1992. With its cross-platform offering and the largest business share on TV, NTV is one of the most important news and business brands in Germany.

Together with around 200 guests from politics, business and society, the news channel celebrated its 30th anniversary in November at the Bertelsmann Representative Office in Berlin.

On this special occasion, Sonja Schwetje, Editor-in-Chief NTV, Business & Knowledge at RTL NEWS (r.), and Stephan Schmitter, Managing Director Programme RTL Germany (l.), Managing Director RTL NEWS and NTV, welcomed the German Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who opened the celebration with a welcoming speech.

Stephan Schmitter: 
"Our goal is to offer people orientation - independently, reliably and competently. Our colleagues put their heart and soul into this every day, around the clock. Therefore, I would like to take this opportunity to express my special thanks to all those who have contributed over the past 30 years to making NTV what it is - one of the most successful news providers in Germany."


About NTV
NTV is one of the most important sources of information in Germany, both as a television station and with its overall digital offering. Digitally, NTV reached a new all-time high in March 2022 with 470 million visits. NTV has been the news app with the highest reach and usage in the German market in 2022.

Source: NTV 30 Jahre - Ad Alliance (

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