Tom Matzke

Journalist and Documentary filmmaker ORF

Thomas Matzek, born 1964 in Vienna, is basically a journalist and documentary filmmaker.

He has been working for Austria´s public broadcaster ORF for more than 30 years. His record includes all fields of TV factual programs, such as magazines, reportage series and documentaries. He authored and directed more than a dozen films on Austrian contemporary history. After ending his career as filmmaker, he worked nearly a decade as commissioning editor for the Natural History Unit as well as series editor for ORF´s Universum History strand. His current post is Head of Specialist Factual – the department covers science and educational programs in all TV formats – from News to magazines and documentaries.