Editor-in-chief of "Die Weltwoche"
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Roger Jürg Koppel (born in Zürich on 21 March 1965) is a Swiss politician, journalist, entrepreneur and publicist. He is currently a member of the Swiss People’s Party (SVP). He also holds the position of Publisher and Editor-in-chief at the right-wing Swiss weekly magazine Die Weltwoche, a position that he has held since 2006. In the past he served as editor-in-chief of Die Welt from 2004 until 2006. Köppel joined the Swiss People’s Party (SVP) in 2015 and contested the Swiss federal elections. He was elected as a member of the National Council and thereafter selected for the Foreign Affairs Committee.