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27th July 1965  


Journalism Diplom from Dortmund journalism school (graduation at Universität Dortmund)

Long term journalistic experience working for a selection of German, Portuguese and French media as a tv, radio and print journalist for Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR), Deutsche Welle (radio and tv), Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR), Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR), RDP (Portuguese Broadcasting Service), Arte-Tv, CapaTV (Paris), etc...  

author of numerous TV documentaries; TV and radio reporter and presenter (WDR Radio, Deutsche Welle – Portuguese and German Programs)

Reporting/Work experience in Europe, Africa, North and South America.

Language skills:
competence on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 - excellent; 5 - basic)
Portuguese spoken 1 written 1
German spoken 1 written 1
Spanish spoken 1 written 2
English spoken 2 written 2
French spoken 2 written 2
Italian spoken 2 written 2
Other Skills - excellent interpersonal and intercultural skills
- excellent writing and communication skills
- trained audio and video-journalist
- excellent Internet research skills
- computer literacy in common Microsoft programmes

Present positions Director, author and presenter of TV and radio programs and documentaries

Project Manager (Africa and Latin America divisions, DW-AKADEMIE)

Key qualifications -several years of experience in project management (including leading a team of trainers and organising entire training programmes)

-several years of experience in hands-on training (in a variety of contexts: African-European exchange projects, mixed discipline projects etc.)

-experience in conducting training courses in a number of African countries (eg Angola, Mozambique, Cape Verde, São Tomé e Príncipe and Guiné-Bissau)

- ability to understand the perspective of African trainees and adapt to changing expectations and needs quickly

- experience of economic reporting and knowledge of African economic issues

Specific experience in the african region
since 2007:

May 2008: Project manager and trainer, two-week training seminar on election reporting for 15 journalists, Luanda, Angola

- August 2009: Project manager and trainer, two-week training workshop on cultural radio programming for 15 radio journalists, Luanda Angola

- December 2009: Preparation of an international coproduction in São Tomé e Príncipe (a DW-Radio program on rural development in cooperation with Rádio Jubilar, São Tomé)

- September / October 2007: eight-week training course on Newsroom Management and Radio presenting for Radio Despertar, Luanda, Angola

- September / October 2009: Covering of the presidential, regional and parliamentary elections in Mozambique for Deutsche Welle Radio (Portuguese and German programs)

- September 2008: Covering of the parliamentary elections in Angola for Deutsche Welle Radio (Portuguese and German programs) and German public TV ARD

before 2007: numerous journalistic projects and works in Europe, Latin America, and Africa, especially in Portugal, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guiné-Bissau

Professional experience
1983 - Present Day:

Dortmund, Cologne, Berlin, Germany
Lisbon, Portugal
New York, USA
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Brussels, Belgium

Freelance Journalist and Foreign Correspondent
TV and Radio Reporter

2007 - Present Day: Bonn, Germany
Project Manager, Trainer Deutsche Welle AKADEMIE