On this page you will find press and background information about the online encyclopedia Wikipedia.
If possible, please send your press inquiries by email to [email protected]
(Wikimedia Germany), [email protected]
(Wikimedia Austria) or [email protected]
(Wikimedia CH). In urgent cases, the following contact persons are also available by telephone:
Maiken Hagemeister, Berlin, phone +49 (0) 30 219 158 260 (media and public relations, Wikimedia Deutschland e.V.) See also: current press releases Wikimedia Deutschland e. V. Wikimedia CH (Switzerland)
Kerstin Sonnekalb, Outreach & Communication Manager, phone +41 78 813 13 26, [email protected]
, Wikimedia Austria
Raimund Liebert, Vienna, phone +43 699 141 286 12
See also: Press area of Wikimedia Austria, Wikimedia Foundation (International, English)
Wikimedia Foundation press site
Press distribution list and releases
If you would like to be included in the Wikimedia Germany press distribution list, please send a short email to [email protected]
To be included in the Wikimedia Austria press distribution list, please contact [email protected]
and, in the case of Wikimedia CH, please write to [email protected]
→ Press releases and blog from Wikimedia Germany; Wikimedia Austria press area; Wikimedia CH's press area; Wikimedia Foundation press releases
Contact with volunteers in the Wikipedia community
Wikipedia is created by thousands of volunteers. The clubs can arrange a contact. Alternatively, you can write to the Wikipedians directly.
Wikipedians on site There are local Wikipedia offices that are suitable for contact with Wikipedians:
The following is a list of Wikipedians who are available for interviews, portraits, etc. Note on contacting: Wiki mails are only sent between the users of the wiki, so they require registration; To do this, please first create a Wikipedia user account (if you do not already have one) and enter an email address there. Requests for interview partners from Wikipedia can also be left on the local discussion page.
Press and photo appointments for which Wikipedia photographers are desired can be entered on Wikipedia: Photo, film and press appointments.
Wikipedians can also get their contact details from the communication department of Wikimedia Deutschland e. V. deposit (→ contact to Wikimedia).
Our encyclopedia article on Wikipedia
Wikimedia Foundation - operator of Wikipedia
National Wikimedia associations ("Chapter")
Logos and photos for press reports
Wikipedia-Kurier - the tabloid of the Wikipedia community
Frequently asked questions and answers on Wikipedia
Wikipedia: Press review - Articles and contributions about the Wikipedia project in German-language media
Wikipedia: Statistics - Statistics about Wikipedia