Bettina Schausten (born February 18 1965 in Lüdinghausen) is a German journalist.
In Cologne and in Munich Schausten studied from 1986 to 1992 literature, history and catholic theology. From 1992 to 1996 Schausten worked for German broadcaster SWF as tv-reporter.From 1999 to 2002 she was moderator of tv-show ZDF-Morgenmagazin. Schausten was from 2003 until 2010 moderator of German tv-show Politbarometer on German broadcaster ZDF. Since March 2019 Schausten is second Editor-in-chief of ZDF. Since 2008 she is married with German journalist Thomas Fuhrmann.
- 2009: Deutscher Fernsehpreis