Dr. Brinkmann has made a name for himself as a journalist, editor and chief correspondent for the topics of politics, economics and law and has been moderating for tv.berlin since 2002.
However, he is best known for his legendary press conference on the opening of the Berlin Wall with the head of the Berlin SED, Günter Schabowski. Brinkmann’s question about the entry into force of the new regulation was answered by Schabowski with the much quoted sentence: “As far as I know … this will happen immediately, immediately.
In an interview, Dr. Brinkmann spoke with Mr. Freytag about the IGP’s projects in Berlin, such as on the Museum Island, in Neukölln, in Pankow and in Waltersdorf. In particular, the development and early completion of Berlin’s BER airport was the focus of attention.