Roger Köppel, born on 21 March 1965 in Zürich, is a Swiss media entrepreneur and publicist, editor-in-chief and publisher of the weekly Die Weltwoche and a member of the Swiss parliament for the Swiss People's Party (SVP). He was cultural editor of the Tages-Anzeiger in Zurich from 1994 to 1997, editor-in-chief of Das Magazin in Zurich until 2001, and deputy editor-in-chief of the Tages-Anzeiger from 2000 to 2001. After completing a management training course at Columbia Business School in New York, he was appointed editor-in-chief of the Zurich Weltwoche in 2001. In 2004 he moved to Berlin and continued his career at the German daily Die Welt. Since 2006 he has been publisher and editor-in-chief of Weltwoche and since 2007 he has been a lecturer at the University of St. Gallen. In 2006 he was named Journalist of the Year by Schweizer Journalist magazine and in 2007 he and his editorial team were awarded the Swiss-Russian Journalism Prize.