The business journalist Katja Dofel is head of the n-tv Börsenstudio. Since April 2000, she has been reporting from the Börsenstudio at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange for Germany's leading news and business station. In addition to her work as a TV presenter, Katja Dofel is a freelance trainer, presenter and speaker.
Katja Dofel studied politics and economics with a master's degree in Munich and Edinburgh/Scotland. During her studies she already completed internships and worked as a freelancer for various media such as the Süddeutsche Zeitung and the news agency dpa. Between 1991 and 1993, she regularly appeared as a news anchor on Munich's local radio station Radio2day. In 1995, she worked for three months as an intern at the UNO in New York as part of the 50th anniversary celebrations. The following year she wrote as a freelance journalist for the business newsletter SZ-Finanz before she became a stock market correspondent and TV presenter in New York for Wall Street Correspondents in 1997 to report from the New York Stock Exchange for n-tv, Deutsche Welle as well as various radio stations, print magazines and online media. At the end of 1999 Katja Dofel joined the stock market team of the Financial Times Deutschland before joining n-tv in 2000. In 2003/2004 she completed a postgraduate course in business administration at the Fernuniversität of Hagen while working part-time. Since 2016 Katja Dofel has been working at the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main in the area of business education on a project on financial education. In 2019/20 she participates in a three-month Nanodegree program (Data Management) at the private online academy Udacity.
Katja Dofel is co-founder, speaker and lecturer at the seminar provider DIALEKTIK for Business. In September 2017, she has taken on a teaching position at the Nürtingen University for Economy and Environment and teaches business students in stock management and stock analysis.
Katja Dofel's passion for the stock market is contagious. As a stock market correspondent, she shows, just as she does as a speaker, that on the trading floor it's not all about profits and losses. Katja Dofel is also a much sought-after moderator for conferences and events of large commercial enterprises and a successful coach for media and discussion training for capital market experts and business executives.