Jürgen Kleinknecht started his career 1990 with a Master Degree in Media and Technical Photography at the Cologne University of Applied Science. After a brief period as Freelance Photographer and Cameraman, he joined ZDF in the Post Production Department. He has soon been involved in ZDF´s pilot projects with HDTV and the introduction of digital nonlinear editing systems. He then worked for 3 years in ZDF´s foreign office in London as Producer for News, Current affairs and Documentaries, after which he returned to headquarter in Mainz as Project Architect for the "Transition to Digital" in ZDF News and Current Affairs. Since 2001, he has been busy with Strategic Developments for ZDF New Media Editorial Department.