Paul Ronzheimer was born in 1985 and grew up in East Frisia. After high school, he volunteered at the Emder Zeitung and then worked there as an editor starting in 2005. In 2008 he moved to the Axel Springer Academy. From 2009 to 2011, he worked as the parliamentary correspondent for BILD in Berlin. From 2012, he was chief reporter in the department for politics and appeared primarily as a reporter from war and crisis areas. He reported from Greece, (Eastern) Ukraine, Libya, Turkey, Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq. In 2019 he became deputy editor-in-chief with responsibility for reporting. In 2023 he was awarded “Journalist of the Year 2022” by the trade journal Medium Magazin.
In addition to his role as BILD's deputy editor-in-chief, Ronzheimer has been contributing to other national and international media brands of Axel Springer worldwide since 2023. Additionally, in 2018, he published a biography about Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. Ronzheimer lives in Berlin, but since the beginning of the war, Ronzheimer has been reporting almost continuously from Ukraine.