Meet the people involved

Meet the people involved - Meet our great journalism community of grantees and their teams

  • Hanno Charisius is a freelance science writer based in Munich, Germany. He studied Biology at the University of Bremen. He was part of the developing teams that brought the magazines Technology Review and Wired to the German market. His work appeared (e.g.) in Süddeutsche Zeitung, Frankfurter...
  • Claudia is a freelance journalist and mainly covers science with a particular focus on ecology and health. After earning her Bachelor in Biochemistry at the University of Leipzig she went on to study at the German School of Journalism in Munich. She works for both radio and print.
  • Julia Gross works as a freelance science journalist and as a business editor in Munich. She studied biochemistry and journalism at the Universities of Bochum, Cape Town and Mainz and spent two years as a freelance science correspondent for German newspapers in Los Angeles. She received the BIO...
  • Working freelance for major German and Swiss newspapers and magazins like GEO, Chrismon, Die Zeit, NZZ, Tagesanzeiger. Specialized on Sub-Saharan-countries, writing mainly reportage. Various journalistic awards, published books on terror in the North Caucasus, war in Chechnya, women in the...
  • Hudler Joseph has been active in Haitian journalism for twenty years. He earned a degree in Journalism and an M.A. degree in Sociology from the State University in Port-au-Prince. His news experience ranges across print, radio and digital media. He started the independent news site...
  • Jelca Kollatsch studied Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at the Hannover University of Applied Sciences (BA). Her practice focuses on topics related to inequality and lack of access to health care.  In 2015 Jelca won the CNN Journalist Award (in Photography category) for her work...
  • Martina Merten works as a specialized journalist and health consultant in Berlin, Germany. Her articles have been published by various trade and consumer publishers [British Medical Journal Group/BMJ; Deutscher Ärzteverlag/Deutsches Ärzteblatt, Springer Medizin Verlag/Ärzte Zeitung, taz Verlags...
  • Josephin Mosch is a freelance reporter for radio, print and online media. With her medical background, she focuses on topics around health care, medicine and science. Apart from international scientific publication, her work has been published for radio programmes of the Bayerischer Rundfunk or...
  • Katharina Nickoleit is a freelance journalist with focus on topics as globalisation, health, enviroment and education. For her coverage, broadcasted by the ARD, WDR and DEUTSCHLANDFUNK, she is regularly travelling Latin America, South- and Southeast Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Her radiofeature...
  • Christian Nusch is a photographer, cameraman and producer with a focus on India, Latin America and East Africa. He studied film and fine arts at the Friedrich Alexander Universität Nürnberg and the HDK Bremen. Since then he is working on TV-projects for ARTE, SAT1, WDR and ARD. His photography was...
  • Moritz Pompl, born in Nuremberg, is a freelance journalist for TV and radio at the ARD/ Bayerische Rundfunk in Munich, Germany. He is mainly working for science and political magazines. From 2003 to 2010 he studied medicine in Heidelberg and Montpellier and wrote his PHD about worm infections in...
  • Documentary and commercial photographer and videographer based in Tanzania and working throughout Africa. My documentary work has been commissioned by the World Food Programme, UNFAO, IFAD, WaterAid, SightSavers, Camfed.org, IRIN.org, CODE Canada as well as other international NGOs with projects...
  • I am a freelance investigative journalist based in Berlin, Germany. I work part-time as responsible text editor for the weekly newspaper der Freitag.My topics are politics, economics and the digital world, with special interest in migration, fair trade, health, and the changing business model of...
  • Mathias Tertilt is a freelance journalist, science writer and filmmaker based in Cologne. His work is published by several german print and broadcasting media, e.g. DIE ZEIT, Süddeutsche Zeitung, ARD, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, ARTE. He mainly covers science and medicine.  He attended the renowned...
  • Daniel van Moll, a documentary photographer with a focus on travel, features, humanitarian crises and conflict, was born in Duesseldorf, Germany in 1978 and is currently based in Munich, Germany and San Francisco, United States. Before Daniel shifted his focus on photojournalism, he had worked on a...
  • Julia Anjuli Wadhawan is a freelance print, online and radio journalist covering business and economics, digitalization and society. Her work has been published in Absatzwirtschaft, Handelsblatt, Wirtschaftswoche, Die Zeit, DW and Deutschlandradio, amongst others. 2016 she was a Bosch fellow in...
  • Laura Wagenknecht is a freelance producer and editor for film, print and online media based in Nairobi, Kenya. Her focus is on stories from Sudan about the crises, people’s lives and culture, in addition to EU politics in Sudan and Africa. She worked for the daily science program, Galileo (Pro...
  • Alexis has extensive international experience in broadcast and corporate television. He has worked on television documentaries and factual entertainment series for such networks as National Geographic Channel, ARD, ZDF, PBS, and Discovery Channel. He began his career producing breaking news coverage...
  • FABIAN WEISS is a photographer, visual storyteller and member of the German photo agency LAIF. His personal projects explore cultural changes in personal structures; the cinematic images he creates are acutely observed portraits within a broader assessment of the surrounding culture. Besides his...
  • Freelance Journalist and PhD Student (Hamburg University) Used to work for news agency ddp/dapd back in the days. Went back to university to research the role of social media in the coverage of the Syrian war. Haven't finished that yet. But am about to. Got back on "Team Journalism" anyways. Now...