Kay Siering was born on 6 January 1976 in Hamburg. He is Managing Director of SPIEGEL TV. Siering studied political science, history and journalism at the University of Hamburg and Harvard University in the USA. From 2003 to 2014, he produced reports and documentaries for SPIEGEL TV. He subsequently served as Deputy Chief Editor of the production company through the end of 2018, before being appointed Managing Director of SPIEGEL TV in January 2019. As a producer, he is responsible for the production of series and documentaries for both public and private television broadcasters in Germany, as well as for international co-productions.