Evelyn Roll


Author & Journalist

Evelyn Roll is one of the most esteemed reporters in the country, shaping the German media landscape with her work for the Süddeutsche Zeitung since the 1980s. Her keen observational skills and distinctive writing style are hallmarks of her numerous award-winning reports and publications.

As an author, Roll has primarily focused on political topics. Her portfolio includes in-depth insights into the lives and careers of political figures, including several books about Angela Merkel and a portrait of Oskar Lafontaine.

Her resilience and determination to overcome personal challenges are inspiring. Evelyn Roll survived a life-threatening aneurysm, an event that influenced her life path and further deepened her work.