• author and reporter in rio de janeiro, brazil
  • stays abroad in chile, bolivia, peru, new zealand and the USA
  • master's degree in economics, languages and cultural science at the university of passau, germany
  • apprenticeship at the german newspaper "passauer neue presse" to become an editor
  • graduation from walburgisgymnasium in menden, germany and the andrews school in cleveland, USA
  • born and raised in balve, germany