I'm a freelance journalist based in Berlin. I travel regularly for assignments - be it to Argentina, South Africa, India or across Germany.
I was awarded a stipend for script writing at the Drehbuchwerkstatt at Munich Film School (HFF). Here I developed my first piece of fiction which is currently in development.
Below is a selection of my most recent work on documentaries and news:
I was producer on the BBC Panorama Special "Germany's New Nazis", a 45 minute documentary on the rise of the populist and violent far right in Germany. It aired on Sept. 19th 2017.
My latest independent documentary ODYSSEE is currently screening at film festivals internationally.
I produced and shot my first, award-winning documentary called POWER, about a woman teaching self-defense to women in India.
Unreported World (C4) - I was the local producer for the documentary Exiled: Europe's Gay Refugees with Shaunagh Connaire.
Al Jazeera English - I was the producer for a report on "The Listening Post" about the loss of trust in the media. "German Media: reporting on the rise of the right"
Full Measure - I was the local producer for a piece about the European Border Crisis with Scott Thuman as correspondent. Watch the piece here.
Full Measure - I was the local producer for a piece about the effects of the sexual assaults on New Year's Eve in Cologne with Scott Thuman as correspondent. Watch the piece here.
AJ+ - I shot and edited pieces on the refugee crisis in Berlin for the online channel of Al Jazeera English.
BBC - I regularly work as a producer for the BBC in Berlin. Most recently I was the local producer for a documentary on This World with Katya Adler on "Brexit".
I was local producer on BBC's Working Lives: Berlin with Claire Tailyour from Slackwire Films.
CBS - I worked as production assistant and translator on a piece for "60 Minutes" about the American and German prison system, with Bill Whitaker as correspondent. Watch the piece here.
CBS - I worked as local producer on a piece for "60 Minutes" about the refugee crisis in Bavaria. Broadcast in October 2015 with Anderson Cooper as correspondent. Watch the piece here.
ARTE - I worked as assistant director on a 90 minute documentary about Germany by the directors Roland Theron and Vassili Silovic. Go to the website of the film.
ARTE - I worked as local producer on a ten part series about the historic relationship between Germany and France, with the director Roland Theron.
DW - I produced a radio and online piece for "World in Progress" about women asylum seekers in the UK.
For the past 5 years I've also been program coordinator at the Dart Centre for Journalism and Trauma Europe - a project dedicated to informed, ethical and innovative news reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy. The Dart Centre provides journalists around the world with resources necessary to meet this challenge.
I trained at City University in London and studied at SOAS.
You can find my full CV below. And I'd love to hear from you.