Author: Mélanie Correia Da Veiga

Nic Weber *6.06.1926 – 11.09.2013, Journalist, Writer, Publisher and Program Director Source: RTL Archives
Nic Weber *6.06.1926 – 11.09.2013, Journalist, Writer, Publisher and Program Director Source: RTL Group Archives

Among the Luxemburgish people Nic Weber is better known as „Mister Radio Lëtzebuerg“, because in 1959 he was one of the leading figure in building up an all-day Luxembourgish radio program.

Before working for CLT he worked as a journalist for the Press agency United Press for which he travelled around the world. He got the offer to travel to Japan, but Nic Weber chose to come back to Luxembourg. At CLT he operated as Editor in Chief, Program Director and Director for International Affairs and Reporter of important political events.

But Nic Weber had also another passion, Literature. He said that writing is the most important form of communication, more importantly than the spoken word. Later in his carrier Nic Weber became Director of the publishing house RTL Éditions and took over the “Cahiers Luxembourgeois”. In 1999 Nic Weber received the Batty Weber Award for his work as an writer.

 

Sources:

Nic Weber’s interview with Robert Schuman (Source: CNA)

 

Nic Weber annonces the death of Predident J.F. Kennedy (Source:CNA)

Literature:

  • Treinen, Jean-Michel, Das Besingen kriegen wir noch hin, Land-Interview mam Nic Weber, Lauréat 1999 vum Batty Weber-Präis, in: d’Letzeburger Land, numéro 48, Luxembourg 22.11.1999, p.27.
  • Nic Weber : prix Batty Weber : [prix national de littérature 1999], Luxembourg 1999.