Dear Hostwriters, colleagues & friends, thanks to the Otto Sprenger foundation, we can award grants to each one of our finalists: €5.000 for the first place, €2.000 for the second and €1.000 each for the third to fifth place. Today,… Continue Reading →
Gayatri Parameswaran (India) & Felix Gaedtke (Germany) “We first met the boys in 2012 when they were 11 years old. When we met them in the summer of 2014, it was disconcerting to find out that they had both dropped… Continue Reading →
Dagmar Gester (Germany) & Diana Ivanova (Bulgaria) “Since there weren’t any Bulgarian colleagues on hostwriter at the time, I had to track Diana Ivanova through other channels. I’m writing this application from Wroclaw, where I successfully contacted Polish colleagus via… Continue Reading →
Katharina Finke is a German investigative journalist who is covering stories around the world. She works freelance as a “global correspondent” for print and online media (e.g. freitag, Greenpeace Magazine, spiegel.de, Zeit), as well as German speaking television broadcasters (ARD,… Continue Reading →
“HOSTWRITER”: Recherchehilfe für Reportageprojekte im Ausland Von Bettina Köster Oft scheitern journalistische Ideen an finanziellen Mitteln, besonders wenn es um Recherchen im Ausland geht. Über die gemeinnützige Internetplattform “Hostwriter” sollen künftig Journalisten aus aller Welt einander helfen: von der Recherche… Continue Reading →
Robert B. Fishman is a freelance journalist, author, photographer and trainer based in Bielefeld, Germany. He works for German radio stations such as Deutschlandfunk and print media like the globetrotter magazine. Robert B. Fishman´s areas of interest include sustainable economy and investment,… Continue Reading →
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 →
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!