Who is Sandrine Treiner?

Sandrine Treiner

Director, France Culture

After graduating with a Master’s degree in Contemporary History (Institut d’études politiques de Paris, 1987), Sandrine Treiner began her professional career in 1986 working at Le Monde newspaper (literary service and broadcasting supplement).

In 1998, Sandrine Treiner joined France 3 TV channel. She was Editor-in-chief and Co-producer of the broadcast Un livre, un jour, presented by Olivier Barrot until 2008, and Editorial advisor and Deputy editor-in-chief of the daily broadcast Ce soir ou jamais presented by Frédéric Taddeï, from 2006 to 2009.

In 2009, she joined France 24 TV channel, serving as Editor-in-chief of the cultural magazines, conversations with writers, and debates. She also worked for Le Cercle Littéraire on Canal + Cinema.

In August 2010, she was a columnist for literature and cinema at La grande table, a broadcast by Caroline Broué and Hervé Gardette, before being appointed broadcasting advisor to the channel alongside Olivier Poivre d'Arvor in October 2010. In November 2011, she became deputy director of France Culture in charge of the editorial part.

Sandrine Treiner published L’Idée d’une tombe sans nom (Editions Grasset, 2013). She is the author of several other books, including La saga Servan-Schreiber (Le Seuil, 1993), La pilule, et après ? Deux générations face au contrôle des naissances (Stock, 1996), Livre noir de la condition des femmes (coordinated et co-authored with Christine Ockrent (XO, 2006).

Sandrine Treiner has been Director of France Culture since September 2015.

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