Thomas Horky

Dr. Professor for Sportjournalism, MHMK Macromedia University for Media and Communication

Thomas Horky portrait

Dr. Thomas Horky, born 1965, is a Professor for Sports Journalism at the Macromedia University of applied sciences in Hamburg. After studying sports science, journalism and linguistics he worked as a trainee journalist for the German press agency dpa and as a freelance journalist for several media. He was research assistant at the Department of Sports Science at the University of Hamburg and the Hamburg Institute of Sports Journalism as well as a lecturer at the Institute of Sports Journalism at the German Sports University in Cologne. Since 2009 he is working for the Macromedia University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg. The Head of Media School is a member of the editorial board of some international journals (Communication & Sport, International Journal of Sport Communication, Global Sport Business Journal, Modern Sport Communication). His main research projects are quality of journalism (international comparison), mediasport and staging and sports journalism and entertainment. He wrote several international contributions concerning sports and media, some books and is editor of the German book-series „Sportkommunikation” and „Sport & Kommunikation”.


Prof. Dr. Thomas Horky

Macromedia University of applied Sciences
Head of Media School Hamburg - Department Sports Journalism
Gertrudenstraße 3
D-20095 Hamburg / Germany
Tel. +49 - 40 - 300 30 89 - 467
Cell. +49 - 172 544 83 24

Presentations at Play the Game conferences:
International Sports Press Survey 2011 - an overview - Play the Game 2013 (With Jörg-Uwe Nieland)
Results of the international sports press survey - Play the Game 2011 (With Jörg-Uwe Nieland)

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