* July 19th 1968
Since 09/96 Freelance correspondent for German and Swiss radio and newspapers (i.e. SWR, DeutschlandRadio, SRF, Nürnberger Zeitung). Covering events in the US, but also in conflict and post-conflict regions.
Since 11/96 Founder, producer and host of Radio Goethe,
a music show on currently 40 stations in the USA, Canada, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Poland.
From 9/01 to 06/10, producer and host of Radio Goethe Magazine,
a news magazine show with support of the German Federal Government.
From 03/05 to 08/14, producer and host for the Lufthansa Inflight program “Country”.
Media Award, Stiftung Weltbevölkerung, 2016
Marler Medienpreis of amnesty international, 2012
RIAS Berlin Radio Award, 2011
Merit of Order of Germany, 2004
Silver Reel Award of the NFCB, 2004
Radio Award of the BLM (Bavaria), 1997