Mirko Drotschmann Exclusive: Plus YouTube and TV! You own the heart of “MrWissen2Go”

Be it history or politics: Mirko Drotschmann knows better than anyone how to impart knowledge in an informative and entertaining way. But how does “MrWissen2Go” in particular deal away from the cameras?

Journalist Mirko Druchmann became famous for his “MrWissen2Go”.
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Professionally, the German journalist, moderator, author and web video producer brings the topics of history and politics to his audience in a compact and easy to use way. But what is known about the private life of Mirko Druchmann?

Train early! Mirko Drotschmann got his start as a student

Born in Malch near Karlsruhe in 1986, his journalistic career picked up speed when he was still in school. First, Mirko Druchmann became the editor-in-chief of a school newspaper. He also ended up in politics early on. At the age of 16, Mirko Druchmann became a member of the Ettlingen Youth Council. Then he worked as a member of the Social Democratic Party in the municipal council. After graduating from high school, he worked as a reporter and coordinator for SWR’s youth radio program “Dasding”. This was followed by community service and a degree in history and cultural studies from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. During this time, the historian, now a trained historian, was already working as a freelance journalist for various radio stations and the “Stuttgarter Zeitung”.

Biography of Mirko Druchmann: TV projects of the journalist

He started as a TV presenter at ZDF, where Mirko Drotschmann directed the children’s program “logo!” Moderate. He then presented the history magazine MDR Zeitreise for several years and was last seen on TV in 2020. In four episodes of the ZDF series “Terra X”, he brought the viewer closer to historical themes again.

Story 2.0: Mirko Drotschmann did his job as “MrWissen2Go”.

As a web video moderator and producer, Mirko Drotschmann is also active on YouTube, for example on his channel, since 2012. “MrWissen2go”. Current political and social issues are dealt with there. The channel is part of the online media that offers “funk” through which ARD and ZDF address youth and youth. From 2015 to 2019, Mirko Drotschmann managed the YouTube channel “MDR ZEITREISE2go”. In 2015, he campaigned against hate with his #YouGeHa campaign on YouTube, where users can speak out against racism, xenophobia and homophobia through videos. For the 2017 federal elections, Mirko Druchmann also participated in a live interview with Chancellor Merkel and her opponent at the time, Martin Schulz, on this platform.

Besides YouTube and TV: Mirko Drotschmann’s other jobs

He is also the author and published of “A Crazy Story – Silly, Funny, Incredible Stuff from the Past” in 2016. In it he writes, for example, about his Olympic team, once created by Saarland, or the time when mailboxes were considered immoral. But the historian knows how to write and talk fun not only about history. Every second Tuesday, Mirko Druchmann and Felix Labelt talk on their podcast “DIESDAS” about how they promise “this and that – what needs to be discussed will be discussed”. Mirko Druchmann, who spoke to SPIEGEL about the need to use the methods and media of the target group, is of course also TwitterAnd Facebook And Instagram Concentration.

Mirko Drotschmann Private: This is how a father of two lives with his family and his wife

Nothing is known about his parents and private details of his biography. However, on Instagram, Mirko Drotschmann shows not only professional things, but also many private selfies or photos of his family. He is married and his wife Anna, who also works on this platform, is a YouTuber and offers makeup lessons on her channel. The couple have two children born in 2016 and 2020. Mirko Drotschmann lives in the Rheinhessen district in the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate.

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