Birgit Unger has been running Deluxe Mallorca as editor-in-chief and publisher since 2007. Together with a team of reporters, photographers and freelance writers, she is continuously developing the magazine and its online edition www.deluxemallorca.com. Deluxe Mallorca is the leading people and lifestyle magazine in the Balearic Islands.
The journalist and art director began her career at major advertising agencies, including Ogilvy & Mather, Saatchi & Saatchi, Young & Rubicam and GGK Frankfurt. She was in charge of print and TV campaigns for Lufthansa, American Express, Procter & Gamble and Jacobs, to name but a few. Birgit Unger received an award from the Art Director’s Club Germany for a cinema commercial publicising the American Football League and also won the Best Screen Advertisement category for a cinema advertising campaign on behalf of Commerzbank. On an independent basis, she has also designed CD covers for BMG Ariola and Sony Music, as well as packaging for computer software.
Besides running Deluxe Mallorca, Birgit Unger has also initiated and directed other media projects on the Island, including a golf magazine and promoting the image of the German-language weekly newspaper, Palma Kurier. For six years, she was also in charge of the promotional campaign for the airline, Condor. Born and brought up in the German city of Frankfurt, Birgit Unger has lived in Mallorca since 1999.
|Dr. Nikolaus Nowak