Lone Kühlmann is a writer, columnist and very popular public speaker. She is the author of 17 books on various subjects, among them the huge bestsellers Lev Selv (Live you own life) 1994 and Vi bliver ikke yngre – fat det! (We are not getting any younger – face it!) 2008. Her first book in 1981 was a school text book on the armaments race, her latest book is “Ports of Call. The Danish Seaman’s church abroad” Strandberg Publishing 2016
She is a frequent columnist and radio/tv commentator.
She is a graduate of the Danish School of Journalism and The Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University in New York. She worked for 18 years for Danish Broadcasting tv-news as a reporter, foreign news correspondent, editor and anchor. She later served five years as chairman of the board of the second national tv-company TV2/DK. She is an honorary member of WIFTI,Women in Film and Television International, and has served on several boards, among them Danish PEN, and Copenhagen Opera Festival.
Lone Kühlmann is the mother of three grown sons and lives with her husband in Humlebæk north of Copenhagen.