Ruben Jonas SchnellDE

Editor in Chief and CEO of ByteFM

Ruben Jonas Schnell, born 1968 in Hannover, Germany, is the founder and editorial director of the radio station ByteFM. He is a music journalist with a master's degree in musicology and American studies and has worked as an editor and presenter for public radio since the early 1990s. Ruben lives in Hamburg, Germany.

ByteFM is moderated radio with a hand-picked selection of music. It is Germany's leading radio station with a focus on music journalism. The programme is created and presented by journalists, musicians and music lovers who know the scene. Around 100 presenters from all over Germany and beyond host the station's programmes. ByteFM is free of commercials and is financed by the association Friends of ByteFM. The station has received several awards for its programming, including the prestigious Grimme Online Award.