The Conference of Directors of the media authorities (Direktorenkonferenz der Landesmedienanstalten, DLM) has appointed Mr Tobias Schmid as its new Commissioner for European Affairs on the occasion of its 280th meeting of 15 November 2016.
Mr Schmid is succeeding Mr Thomas Langheinrich, President of the State Media Authority of Baden-Württemberg, and started to represent the German Media Authorities in all matters on European level as of 1 January 2017. Mr Schmid will represent the German media authorities within EPRA.
Dr. Tobias Schmid was appointed as new Director of the State Media Authority of North Rhine-Westfalia (Landesanstalt für Medien Nordrhein-Westfalen, LfM) in Düsseldorf on 24 June 2016, with a 6-year mandate starting from 1st January 2017. He is succeeding Dr. Jürgen Brautmeier who was one of the EPRA founding fathers.