Journalist, producer and music manager. Head of MDR Klassik digital at Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk (MDR) German Public Radio & TV. Studies in Musicology, History of Arts and History of Theatre, TV and Film in Cologne (Germany). Education as Journalist at Süddeutscher Rundfunk (SDR) in Stuttgart. Freelance Journalist for Deutschlandfunk (DLF) in Cologne from 1986 to 1990. 90 – 97 executive producer of the Stuttgart Radio Symphony. 97-98 executive producer of Multimedia activities at SDR, 98-99 deputy head of Multimedia department at Südwestrundfunk (SWR) in Baden-Baden. 1999 – 2008 head of music at Hessischer Rundfunk (HR) in Frankfurt. From 2008 to 2016 head of concerts and productions of MDR’s classical music ensembles. Since 2016 responsible for digital program MDR Klassik as well as for online and multimedia activities in classical music. Lecturing and teaching at several universities and academies as well as for Radio Stations in Germany and abroad; actually working as visiting lecturer at the University of Music Franz Liszt in Weimar. Carsten Dufner has been working with the EBU for 27 years now.