Paris correspondent of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

After graduating from the Institut d'études politiques de Paris in 1993, Michaela Wiegel moved to the United States to attend Harvard University. As a McCloy Fellow of the German National Academic Foundation, she earned a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from the Kennedy School of Government in 1995. In October 1995, she joined the F.A.Z.'s political information office as an editor.