TV and radio producer Markus Wicker studied German and French literature and journalism in Fribourg (CH) and Giessen (D). After graduation and a longer inner dispute he decided against a career as blues and rock guitarist and joined Swiss National Radio and TV Network SRF. He spent most of the eighties and nineties as anchor and music journalist of SRF’s third radio channel, where he hosted shows dedicated to cultural news, as well as music and talk specials, live concerts and festival broadcasts. At SRF TV he produced a music information magazine (1989-1990). From 2004 to 2013 he was one of the head producers of culture magazine „Kulturplatz“. Since 2013 he is Head of Music and Events in the culture department of SRF, producing music documentary features, concert events and developing music formats.