Jens was born in 1954 in Tübingen, Germany, and lived for many years in Frankfurt am Main. He worked as a Journalist, television writer and book author.
Together with his colleague and friend, Swan published Jens-2014 Heribert the book, "legacy – The Kohl protocols". The work on the memoirs, Helmut Kohl brought a long legal dispute with. As a television writer, he worked regularly for the ARD culture show "titles, theses, temperaments" of the Hessische Rundfunk. According to his publisher, he wrote over 100 TV features, if a portrait of the conductor Kurt Masur, a critical documentary about Christian fundamentalism or the cult "Scientology"."An uncomfortable time comrade"
"Like no other colleague understood Tilman, Jens, cultural and political topics in television to prepare. To combine special photos with brilliant language, signed him,“ said Swan. For him, Jens was a contemporary of "an uncomfortable time, always challenging, but with a lot of empathy. Admired I got his character straightforwardness and especially his journalistic performance and quality.“
Jens visited the Odenwald school in Hesse, and then studied in Konstanz, Germany. About the abuse scandal that shook the boarding-school, he later wrote the book "fair game". The son of the Intellectual Walter Jens and the writer Inge Jens explored in two of his books with his famous, dementia father."Gross error" in the eighties
caused a stir with Jens, as he researched in the 1980s as an employee of an illustrated death of the writer Uwe Johnson. In order to get letters and diaries of the deceased, an urge he's back in his empty apartment. A mistake he regretted, as he later wrote: "The burglary was. That was theft. That was a criminal...I was fired... and I made a big mistake... the biggest, often repented, but is undoubtedly committed mistakes of my life.“ More News from the world of culture and entertainment
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