Matthias has been the general director of TV Markiza since 2013, leveraging his 30 years of experience as a TV executive, writer and journalist. He studied literature and history in Vienna, published three books, and started his career as a reporter at public broadcaster ORF in Austria. This was followed by seven years at RTL Television in Cologne, Germany. He is the founding CEO of SetTele Entertainment offering news, programming, and production consultation services in more than 20 markets across Europe for clients like Time Warner, RTL Group, and MTG. He has also held interim manager roles in Croatia, CEE, Scandinavia and the Baltics.