KATJA HOFEM, Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Management Board of ProSiebenSat.1 TV Deutschland
Katja Hofem (born 06/04/1970) has been Chief Operating Officer of ProSiebenSat.1 TV Deutschland since March 1, 2016. As a member of the senior management, she has also been head of the growth stations (sixx, SAT.1 Gold, ProSieben MAXX, kabel eins Doku) and responsible for new station development in the Group since December 2014.
From February 2013 to March 2016, Katja Hofem was responsible for kabel eins as station manager. From January 2010 to January 2013, she successfully established channel sixx as Managing Director. Prior to this, Katja Hofem managed Discovery Networks Germany as General Manager (from 12/2007 to 11/2009). As Managing Director and Vice President Channels within the company, she established and positioned the broadcast channel DMAX and the pay-TV business and was entrusted with the development of new channels (10/2006-11/2007).
Katja Hofem was born in Aalen and came to RTLII in 1998, initially as a freelance editor for entertainment. At the end of 1999, she took on the management of entertainment editing, and in 2002 strategic program planning and responsibility for the entire budget in the area of programming/entertainment were added to her responsibilities. As head of programming, the political science graduate was responsible for strategic program planning, marketing, press and on-air promotion from 2004 to 2006