Born and raised in Germany, Martin studied media science in Siegen where he graduated with diploma in 2007. During that time he interned in the program scheduling departments of local TV companies ZDF, RTL II and ProSieben Television. Afterwards he worked as administrator national program scouting at ProSiebenSat.1 Media, providing the company’s scheduling executives with the latest programming and scheduling strategies of national competitors.
Since two years Martin works as Trend & Program Scout for english-speaking territories within the format research department at ProSiebenSat.1 Media. His responsibilities are to create continuous reports concerning current international TV and programming trends for the board of directors and to provide periodical showcases dealing with the latest international TV formats to the editorial executives. A devotee of the new media world, Martin is also continuously briefing executives on the latest international new media developments and trends.