About

Personal Profile

I am working as a journalist in the music business since the year 2000 and have conducted over 1000 interviews with artists from all over the world. For example: Adele, Grimes, Billy Idol, Lady Gaga, Noel Gallagher, Lenny Kravitz, Placebo, Boy George, Tori Amos and Pet Shop Boys, just to mention a few. In the past decade I edited and conducted shows and was invited to panels. My focus these days is more on “music and technology – Artficial Intelligence, Robotics, Wearables, VR/AR, Blockchain and so on.

Experience

Freelance Radio Journalist in Berlin, Germany, and Montréal, Canada.

Weekly Column about the future of music called “Strom und Drang” and “Women in Technology” for Berlin public radio station radioeins.

Producing regularly segments about technology, art and cultural issues for public radio stations like Deutschlandfunk, Deutschlandfunk Kultur, Dlf Nova, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Norddeutscher Rundfunk, Bayrischer Rundfunk.

Experiences in writing articles for the newspapers like Tagesspiegel and music magazines like Spex, Musikexpress, Galore and Spiegel.

Contributor of the book “Das Konzert: Beiträge zum Forschungsfeld der Concert Studies“.

Moderator of the German House at the SXSW Festival 2018.

Actor in the play Post Humains by Dominque Leclerc.

Speaker at C2 Montréal.

Voice Over for Playmobil VR.

Campusradio Hertz 87,9 Bielefeld (2000 – 2003):

Head of Music Department (2003)

Working for MotorFM, now FluxFM (2007 – 2010)

Own radio show “Lost In The Supermarket” at ByteFM (2012 – 2015).

 

Education

German Abitur
Marienschule Bielefeld, Germany

(August 1987 – May 1997)

Studies of Bachelor “Pop Music and Media” at
University of Detmold/Paderborn, Germany
(May 2001 – May 2003)

Skills

Editing in Audio Software

Presentation of shows

Interviews with artists

Voice Over for commercials and games

Languages: German (native), English (fluent), French (intermediate)