Claudia Tronnier studied Comparative Religion, Indology and New German Literature in Marburg followed by Science of Media studies.

In 1990 she started as a freelancer at the ZDF department Das kleine Fernsehspiel, and has been Head of Department since January 2008.

In 2009 she initiated the participative online call for entries Bodybits – Analoge Körper in digitalen Zeiten and the cross-media crime story event Wer rettet Dina Foxx?

Claudia Tronnier about Das kleine Fernsehspiel: “The speciality of our department is the co-operation of young talent and experienced commissioning editors, of television and cinema. In the future we will use the Internet as a creative space to renew our programme with new themes, talents and formats.”