Petra Gerster

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Petra Gerster
Petra Gerster
Born Gerster
(1955-01-25) 25 January 1955 (age 63)
Worms, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Occupation German television presenter
Spouse(s) Christian Nürnberger
Children 2
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Petra Gerster 2012

Petra Gerster [ˈpʰeːtʁaˈgɛᵊstɐ] (born 25 January 1955) is a German television presenter and news speaker.


Starting in 1973, Gerster studied German studies, Slavic studies, and literature at the University of Konstanz, as well as in the US and in Paris. Gerster works as journalist in German television. She was a presenter on the German women's magazine show Mona Lisa.[1] Since 1998 she has worked as news speaker for ZDF heute. She is the sister of politician Florian Gerster and is married to journalist and politician Christian Nürnberger.


  • Petra Gerster, Christian Nürnberger: Der Erziehungsnotstand. Wie wir die Zukunft unserer Kinder retten. Berlin (Rowohlt-Verlag). 2002. ISBN 3-87134-433-8
  • Petra Gerster, Christian Nürnberger: Stark für das Leben. Wege aus dem Erziehungsnotstand. Berlin (Rowohlt-Verlag). 2003. ISBN 3-87134-464-8
  • Petra Gerster: Reifeprüfung: Die Frau von 50 Jahren. Berlin (Rowohlt-Verlag). 2007. ISBN 978-3-87134-533-3
  • Petra Gerster, Andrea Stoll: Ihrer Zeit voraus. Frauen verändern die Welt. Munich (cbj Verlag). 2009. ISBN 978-3-570-13403-0
  • Petra Gerster, Christian Nürnberger: Charakter: Worauf es bei Bildung wirklich ankommt, Berlin (Rowolth-Verlag). 2010. ISBN 978-3-87134-679-8
  • Petra Gerster: Es wächst zusammen... Wir Deutschen und die Einheit. Cologne (Lingen Verlag), 2010. ISBN 978-3-938323-61-8


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