Born in 1941 in Fulda was already laid for him in the school that he wanted to become a journalist. After his apprentice years at daily and weekly newspapers, he found the way to early television.
First three years with Southwest Radio Baden-Baden, then from 1969 at ZDF, where he worked from 1971, the prestigious business program co-designed “balance”. From 1984 he worked as a correspondent for the Far East ZDF six years from Tokyo about the upheavals in Asia.
In 1990 Günter Ederer went alone and his wife Anke. As a film producer and business journalist, he has now produced in 62 countries films.
His clear voice, but also his uncompromising research has now brought him 23 Film Awards.
Including the Karl Bräuer price of the taxpayers, the German Business Film Prize, the media price of Johanna Quandt Foundation, twice the German-French Journalism Prize, and even five times the Ernst Schneider Award of the German Chambers of Commerce. In 2002 he received the German Television Award for his ARD report “Human Poker”, which dealt with the labor market. In 2003 he the Ludwig Erhard Prize. Last award in 2006 was the Hayek Medal of Friedrich A. von Hayek Society.
Thus Günter Ederer is one of the most award-winning business journalist in Germany.