Editor-in-Chief and Managing Director of “Die Presse“ Michael Fleischhacker has been working as a journalist since 1991. He started as foreign editor for the Styrian regional newspaper “Kleine Zeitung”. After being responsible for the daily newspaper production as duty editor (1995), he became Deputy Editor in Chief in 1998 and also publishing editor, responsible for strategic developments and New Media. Two years later he changed to the Austrian newspaper “Der Standard” as duty editor. In 2002 he joined the Austrian Newspaper “Die Presse” as Deputy Editor in Chief,
only to become its Editor in Chief and Managing Director in 2004. Michael Fleischhacker has published several books, most of which have a strong focus on Austrian politics (“Politikerbeschimpfung”, 2008 and “Wien, 4. Februar 2008 oder Die Wende zur Hysterie“, 2001). He was born in 1969 in Friesach, Austria.