1. Professional Experience
2011 - present Lecturer and Trainer at Deutsche Welle Akademie and Tide-Akademie Hamburg.
19993 - present Freelance documentary filmmaker and producer for German and
Spanish public television networks. (SWR, WDR, ZDF, TVC)
and for the Franco-German cultural TV channel Arte. Based in
Barcelona, San Francisco and since August 2010 Hamburg, Germany.
2008 – 2009 Lecturer in Media Production at the University of Western Sydney. Responsible for producing the student-made TV-Magazine Angle (broadcast on the community channel TVS -Television Sydney).
1989 – 1992 Staff correspondent for Spain and Portugal for the German Newsmagazine DER SPIEGEL, based in Madrid, Spain.
1982-89 Staff Correspondent for South America for DER SPIEGEL, based in Brazil.
1979 – 82 Staff writer / editor at DER SPIEGEL head office in Hamburg, Germany (Latin America Desk).
1975 – 79 Freelance reporter in Spain and Central America for Swiss, Dutch and German publications.
2. Education Licence ès Lettres, Contemporary History, University of Geneva,
3. Languages English, German, Spanish, French, Dutch, Portuguese, Italian, Catalan (all fluent).
4. Publications “25 mal Brasilien”, Piper Varlag, München, 1991 (a cultural, social and political portrait of Brazil)
5. Miscellaneous: 1997: Evaluation of Media-Projects in St. Kitts, St. Lucia, Jamaica and Surinam as independent expert for UNESCO.
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