Moderator, Sky Germany

“Sport has prepared me for life. I’ve learned as a young skier to fall and then rise again. As someone from South Tyrol I grew up in Italy speaking German and found out how easy prejudices can be overcome through sport.”

Birgit Nössing works as Moderator at Sky Sport News HD, the first 24-hour sports news channel in Germany. Raised in South Tyrol she lived after her studies of Communication Sciences in Munich for several years in Berlin-Kreuzberg. In addition to the “Welt” and “Welt am Sonntag” she has been working there for five years for the news channel N24. For this she worked inter alia 2008 as a correspondent for the US presidential election and was bound for the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver. In 2011 Nössing was also seen as a presenter of “ProSieben” News Time.

Today she is involved in addition to the moderation in Sky Sport News HD for social projects of the Sky Foundation and is producing films. In its report on Munich’s street soccer league “Colourful plays well” one could see how integration can work through soccer. In her spare time Nössing is a passionate athlete. She is a governmental approved ski instructor and some time ago has contested numerous competitions of ski racings at the international level. In addition to her mother tongue, she speaks fluent Italian and English.