Wibke Bruhns

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Wibke Bruhns in 2012

Wibke Gertrud Bruhns (born Klamroth; 8 September 1938 – 20 June 2019) was a German journalist and author. She was born in Halberstadt, Germany.[1] Bruhns began work in the media at age 22. She became known as the first female news presenter in West German television. She was moderator of the ZDF news program heute on 12 May 1971.[1] Throughout her career, she was known for an affair rumor between her and German Chancellor Willy Brandt.

Bruhns died on 20 June 2019 in Berlin at the age of 80.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Who ’s who. "Wibke Bruhns". Retrieved 2014-12-02.
  2. Journalistin Wibke Bruhns ist tot (in German)