Ulrich Wickert is back at his old place of work - but only for a one-time visit. As a guest moderator, the 79-year-old pays tribute to Caren Miosga in the "Tagesthemen". The journalist has been presenting the ARD flagship for longer than himself, making it the longest-serving moderator.
Until he left in 2006, Wickert had been on the show for 15 years and two months. His farewell greeting, in which he always wished a "restful night", should still be in the ears of many viewers. This week, Miosga broke his record as the longest-serving "Daily Issues" presenter. On July 16, 2007, Miosga, who is now 53, replaced her predecessor Anne Will as moderator of the "Daily Topics".
Since then, she has always "competently, understandably and clearly, highly professionally, but always with empathy and a special charm" arranged the daily events for the television audience, explained ARD program director Christine Strobl and ARD editor-in-chief Oliver Köhr. Miosga moderates the "daily topics" alternately with Ingo Zamperoni. Her colleague Aline Abboud represents the two main moderators. Miosga's contract has just been extended by three years to 2025.