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Jasmin Gravenhorst is the new CEO of doc.station

ZDF Enterprises subsidiary under new management

Mainz, 31/01/2019

Jasmin Gravenhorst has been appointed sole CEO of doc.station Medienproduktion GmbH. The announcement was made by Fred Burcksen, President and CEO of ZDF Enterprises GmbH.

doc.station Medienproduktion GmbH, founded in 1999, has been wholly owned by ZDF Enterprises since December 2007.

After many years working as a producer and consultant for format developments, documentaries, talk shows and reports on Sat.1, ZDF, UFA Non-Fiction, Provobis, Gruner und Jahr, Multimedia Film- und Fernsehproduktion and Ziegler-Film, Jasmin Gravenhorst joined doc.station in 2007. Under Jasmine’s leadership, more than 60 custom productions have been created in the Hamburg-based documentary studio for customers such as ARD, ZDF, arte, 3sat, National Geographic and Swiss Television. The range includes everything from documentaries on history and science to docudramas plus reports and wildlife films. The productions have won various accolades including the Ecran d 'Argent de la Fiction, the Deauville Green Award and the New York Festivals Award.

'Jasmin Gravenhorst's dedication and proficiency have helped transform doc.station Medienproduktion GmbH into a great company for non-fiction programme formats', says Fred Burcksen. 'It was only logical for us to take this next step in order to lock onto her expertise, professionalism and passion for the future and to entrust her with this position of responsibility.'

Jasmin Gravenhorst on her new role: 'I look forward to working with a highly motivated team to bring about exciting and innovative programmes for a wide variety of clients, both at home and abroad.'


About ZDF Enterprises
ZDF Enterprises was founded in 1993 as a commercial subsidiary of ZDF, one of the largest and most renowned TV broadcasters in Europe. Headquartered in Mainz, Germany, ZDF Enterprises is responsible for the worldwide sale of programs, the making of international coproductions, the acquisition of licenses as well as the merchandising of strong program brands in its own name, for the ZDF, and for third parties. ZDF Enterprises has successfully established itself as an independent market player on the German and international stage. Bound into a strong group, the company manages the largest German-language stock of programs in the world and, next to this, a continuously growing portfolio of international productions consisting of series and miniseries, TV movies, documentaries and children’s programs. In the course of the development and diversification process carried out up to now, many business fields in the television and media domains were made accessible in the ZDF Enterprises group. Thus ZDF Enterprises can provide a comprehensive, full-service offering today, and covers every step in the chain of origin and exploitation of successful TV programs, from development to production and up to the marketing of TV licenses, merchandising rights, online rights and much more.

For further information on ZDF Enterprises, please contact Christine Denilauler Tel.: +49 6131-9911130,


Christine Denilauler

Christine Denilauler

Vice President Marketing and Corporate Communications

+49 (0) 6131 / 991–1130
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ZDF Enterprises GmbH
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Jasmin Gravenhorst, CEO doc.station Medienproduktion GmbH