Michael Stang has been working as a science reporter since 2005. Based in Cologne the best part of his work is done for different regional and nationwide radio stations in Germany such as “Deutschlandfunk” and stations in Switzerland and Austria…. Continue Reading →
My stay in Beirut is over – time to check out the fruits of the experiment: Has „hostwriter“-style networking helped me to find stories in Beirut? Have I met protagonists who I wouldn´t have if I relied on news agencies… Continue Reading →
Cigdem Akyol works as an editor for the German newspaper “taz” and as a freelance writer for German, Swiss and Austrian publications such as Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung or Neue Zürcher Zeitung. Based in Berlin, Cigdem is joining hostwriter as ambassador… Continue Reading →
Jamal Saad is a freelance online, radio and TV-journalist. He worked for Deutsche Welle and Qantara as an intern in Bonn, Germany, in 2013. Back in Ramallah, Jamal is our first ambassador for the Palestinian territories – welcome to the hostwriter-team!… Continue Reading →
Juliane Metzker works as a freelance print, online and videojournalist for Qantara. She covers stories in the Middle East and will move back to Beirut next year. You can find Juliane on Twitter @J_Metzker. Dear Juliane, welcome to the team!
Hassan Ali Ghazaly lives in Cairo, Egypt. He works as a TV-editor for the youth-program of Rotana Masriya TV-channel, has blogged for the “Transit“-webjournal of the German Goethe-Institute in Cairo and describes himself as a social activist. If you like… Continue Reading →
Gözde Kazaz is 26 years old and works as a freelance journalist for Birgün (newspaper), bianet.org (online-news) and Acik Radyo (radio). You can find Gözde on Twitter @gozdekazaz. Welcome to hostwriter!
Radio journalist Murat Can Tonbil works as an editor and presenter at Acik Radyo, Istanbul. He joins the hostwriter-team as ambassador for Turkey. We are happy to have you on board!
Ömer Madra is the Chief-Editor and Founder of Acik Radyo, Istanbul. He will support hostwriter as an ambassador for Turkey. You can find Ömer Madra on Twitter @omermadra. Thank you for your support and welcome to the hostwriter-team!
On Wednesday, Dec. 4th, we had our first-ever hostwriter-meeting: We were small group of international journalists based in Beirut, two Lebanese, two Italians, two Germans, one colleague from Egypt and one from Algeria (who skipped the photo). Thank you so… Continue Reading →