English-language Media in Berlin

A world of information - in English. The English language print and broadcast media that is available to you if you live in Berlin...

There are several English-language radio programmes, cable channels and magazines available in Berlin.


  • Deutsche Welle (German equivalent to BBC World) also broadcasts in English
  • Fritz FM 102.6: occasionally broadcasts programmes in English after 18:00
  • Jazz Radio FM 101.9: broadcasts programmes in English from 18:00-midnight
  • NPR Berlin FM 104.1: public non-profit radio station and international member station of National Public Radio (NPR). News, talk shows, game shows, interviews, documentaries, live music and variety shows, also available online. The radio station hosts a number of local and community events such as DJ sessions and seasonal events
  • Rock Star FM 87.9: features news bulletins from America
  • American Forces Network (AFN): broadcasts radio programmes in English to several parts of Germany.



Some English free-to-air channels can be received via cable including BBC World, BBC Prime, Sky News, Nickelodeon and CNN.

Print Publications


  • EXBERLINER is a monthly magazine in English available through subscription or from numerous outlets in and around Berlin. It is also available online. It contains classifieds, tourist information and Berlin cinema listings
  • SAND is a bi-annual literary journal in English featuring pose, poetry, art, and photography from Berlin. It is available for purchase in shops around Berlin as well as online
  • KALTBLUT is a quarterly art and media magazine available online and at retailers in Berlin and abroad


Daily international newspapers and a wide range of magazines are available from many newsstands and newsagents throughout the city. English newspapers are available on the day of publication.