Amélie Schneider

Head of the Picture Editorial Department, Die Zeit, Germany

Amélie Schneider is the Director of Photography at DIE ZEIT, Germany’s biggest weekly newspaper. Under her photo direction, DIE ZEIT received a visual identity award, as the world's best designed newspaper, 2022 and 2023. In her current role, Schneider defines state-of-the-art visual journalism that resonates with a broad audience. Based on sixteen years of professional journalism experience, she has a strong understanding of editing at various levels. Between 2008 and 2018, she developed a nuanced eye for photography and creative visual storytelling as a Photo Editor at NEON magazine, the Stern publication for the younger generation. After that, she became Senior Photo Editor at GEO magazine.
Schneider holds a BFA in Visual Communication from ABKM, Academy of Fine Arts Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Portrait: © Julia Sellmann