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Tanya König

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Tanya König is a multilingual reporter, moderator, show host, and digital producer and partner at Riverside Productions. In January 2021, she launched Swizz Art Biz, a video podcast where she interviews major players in the art world. She is also video producer and anchor for the platform, a public-private partnership that highlights the latest going-on in the country’s vast financial landscape. From 2017-2020, Tanya worked at CNN Money Switzerland where she hosted and produced interviews and programs on art, culture, and lifestyle as well as reporting on entrepreneurs and their start-up journeys. In 2014, she worked as multimedia editor for Swiss National Television (SRF) and became the Online-Host of «The Voice of Switzerland». She started volunteering for TEDxZurich as a storyteller and moderator of the event in 2014 and is now the host of the TEDxZurichSalon and TEDxZurichWomen events. She has written for newspapers and magazines, including a weekly movie review for Blick am Abend from 2014-2017. She has also contributed to the program «Hora dos Portugueses» on Portuguese National Television (RTPi) and reported on the Portuguese diaspora and their businesses in Switzerland. She received her BA degree in Sinology with a minor in political science from the University of Zurich and studied in Beijing for one year. Before that, she attended the Ringier School of Journalism, where she produced her own packages as video journalist for Blick, Cash, and Schweizer-Illustrierte.

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