Katharina Nickoleit



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 „Tote Mädchen brauchen keine Mitgift – Gewalt gegen Frauen in Indien“ was shortlisted for the Ulrich-Wickert-Medienpreis in 2015. Her feature „Die letzten Elefanten – Wilderei in Afrika“ won the "Umweltmedienpreis der Deutschen Umwelthilfe" in 2014 and her radiofeature „Verbotene Realität – wenn Kinder arbeiten“ was awarded the "Medienpreis der Kindernothilfe" in 2013.

Funded projects

Your Money or your Life?

Health technology is becoming better - and more expensive. For the vast majority of patients worldwide, advanced healthcare is simply not affordable. This project shows solutions from India and Germany that make health care accessible.

How Failed Public Healthcare Systems Can Be Replaced

This series of radio features casts a spotlight on the state of healthcare systems in developing countries and has a closer look on possible solutions.

The biggest killer

Seventy percent of the 8 million new cancer cases annually are diagnosed in developing countries. But so far, little has been done to fight this epidemic. This project will show the urgency of the matter and how it could be addressed.