Raised in Brunswick, studied in Munich, living in Berlin | trained journalist with 10+ years of professional experience| studied International Affairs & International Law | IJP Middle East fellow 2015 | Holbrooke Grant Awardee 2017


since 2016

Managing Editor

zenith magazine

Berlin

Returning from the Middle East I was hired by zenith, Germany's leading magazine on Arab affairs. As Managing Editor I report from various MENA countries (Tunisia, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, ...) and focus on the design and implementation of new strategies and projects for zenith's publishing unit Levante Verlag as well as being co-responsible for the magazine's journalistic output.


2015 - 2016

IJP Middle East Fellow

The Jordan Times

Amman, Jordan

Two months full immersion Arabic course at the Jordan Language Academy in Amman while freelancing for media outlets such as taz, Business Punk, Le Monde Diplomatique and others. As I was awarded with an IJP Middle East fellowship I will work for several months at the Jordan Times.


2009 - 2015

Deputy Editor in Chief

The European Magazine

Berlin

Founding staff member of the The European Magazine in Summer 2009. Until finishing my university degree I was Managing Editor and since 2011 Deputy Editor-in-Chief. My areas of responsibility included all strategic and organizational aspects of the Magazine's approach to increase it's international / european outreach. I focused on Foreign Affairs, Security Policy and International Law.


2008 - 2009

Intern & Freelancer

Cicero

Berlin

Interned at and freelanced for Cicero magazine until my former boss went on to start The European and hired me as founding staff member.


2006 - 2009

Trainee & Managing Editor

Airmotion

Munich

Two years of training including special training while studying political science. Following the apprenticeship I was employed and worked in a leading position for Munich's Airmotion news agency. Among other event I covered the US elections 2008.


2006 - 2011

Student

LMU

Munich

Studied International Affairs with minors in International Law and Psychology (magna cum laude) at the Ludwig Maximilians University (LMU) in Munich. My thesis was published afterwards („Der Internationale Strafgerichtshof im Spannungsfeld von Frieden und Gerechtigkeit“, in: Münchener Beiträge zur Politikwissenschaft, 2011).