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Corint Media is a collecting society that manages ancillary rights. Founded as VG Media, it represents the copyright and ancillary rights of almost every German and several international private television and radio broadcasters as well as over 160 digital publishing products from well-known press publishers.

According to the legal basis of Germany’s Collecting Societies Act, Corint Media operates on a fiduciary and parity basis and – as certified by the European Commission – is a service offered to all right owners in the European Union for ancillary rights management.


In Berlin. For Europe.
Company headquartersThe company headquarters of Corint Media on Potsdamer Platz in Berlin.

& Bodies

The directors are the external representatives of Corint Media. They are appointed and dismissed by the supervisory board. The rights and duties of the managing directors are derived from the law, the company’s statutes, employment contracts and resolutions of the supervisory board.

Managing Director
Markus Runde, M.C.J.
Supervisory Board
The supervisory board of Corint Media monitors the directors and determines the basic strategic direction of its work.

Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Dr. Torsten Rossmann (Axel Springer SE)

Vice Chairmen of the Supervisory Board
Harald Gehrung (Funk & Fernsehen Nordwestdeutschland Marketing- und Vertriebs GmbH & Co. KG)
Dr. Eduard Hüffer (Aschendorff Medien GmbH & Co. KG)
Dr. Michael Müller (ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE)

Dr. Konrad Wartenberg (Axel Springer SE)
Michel Bieler-Loop (SÜDKURIER GmbH Medienhaus)
Christian DuMont Schütte (DuMont Mediengruppe GmbH & Co. KG)
Kai Fischer (Audiotainment Südwest GmbH & Co. KG)
Prof. Dr. Matthias Gülzow (Evangelischer Presseverband Norddeutschland GmbH)
Dr. Matthias Kirschenhofer (Sport1 Medien AG)
Dirk van Loh (REGIOCAST GmbH & Co. KG)
Marco Maier (RADIO/TELE FFH GmbH & Co. Betriebs-KG)
Dr. Ralph Sammeck (Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland GmbH)
Lutz Schumacher (Schwäbischer Verlag GmbH & Co. KG Drexler, Gessler)
The shareholders of Corint Media represent the majority of private broadcasting companies and press publishers in Germany:

Antenne Niedersachsen GmbH & Co. KG
Antenne Thüringen GmbH & Co. KG
Aschendorff Medien GmbH & Co. KG
Axel Springer SE
bigFM in Baden-Württemberg GmbH & Co. KG
DuMont Mediengruppe GmbH & Co. KG
Evangelischer Presseverband Norddeutschland GmbH
Funk & Fernsehen Nordwestdeutschland Marketing- und Vertriebs GmbH & Co. KG
medienzentrum Berlin GmbH & Co. KG
Münchener Zeitungs-Verlag GmbH & Co. KG
Presse-Druck- und Verlags-GmbH
RADIO/TELE FFH GmbH & Co. Betriebs-KG
Radio Regenbogen Hörfunk in Baden GmbH & Co. KG
REGIOCAST GmbH & Co. Kommanditgesellschaft
Rheinisch-Bergische Verlagsgesellschaft mbH
Rheinland-Pfälzische Rundfunk GmbH & Co. KG
Seven.One Entertainment Group GmbH
sh:z Schleswig-Holsteinischer Zeitungsverlag GmbH & Co. KG
Verlagsgesellschaft Madsack GmbH & Co. KG
VMG Verlags- und Medien GmbH & Co. Kommanditgesellschaft
WeltN24 GmbH
ZGO Zeitungsgruppe Ostfriesland GmbH
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