Katja Wildermuth is Head of Documentaries in the editorial office “History and Society” at MDR Television in Leipzig, Germany. She is responsible for historical documentaries, docu-dramas, contemporary feature length documentaries for MDR, ARD and arte. She is also responsible for international co-productions. Before that, she worked for several other editorial offices and also as an author and director. In the early nineties she was engaged for several years as a scientific researcher and lecturer at the University of Munich and graduated 1994 with a Ph.D. in History.