Journalism focused on interviews and culture.
Storytelling for print, TV, social media and radio.
Content strategy, research and translation.
Documentary, The Long Way Back, USA
In development of a 52-minute documentary on location.
2017 - Present
Documentary, Queens of Botswana, Africa
Created the concept, directed the shoot, coordinated the post-production stage of a 52-minute documentary for ARTE, shot on location.
2015 - 2017
Red Bull BC One - Rome/Paris/Japan/South Africa/ Los Angeles/ Vienna.
Concept and content planning throughout the year building up to the live show, handling of talent, co-operation with the international team, supervising production and producing content pieces for live pgm, online and social media, as well as co production of commercial assets.
ON SCREEN PRODUCER
2005 - 2015
Servus TV, ATV - Los Angeles/Austria/London/Japan.
Set up and researched shoots, on-screen/supervised coverage of events, such as London riots (2011), the royal wedding, cultural events, US election etc, researched and set-up daily shoots, including live stand-up for News.
2002 - 2009
Sony Music, Warner Music, Universal - Los Angeles/London.
Set-up production, interviewed A-listers, directed and edited Electronic Press Kits and DVD material for a number of artists including
Kid Rock, Matchbox 20, Uncle Kracker, Coldplay, System of a Down, Evanescence, Seether & Pearl Jam, etc.
2002 - 2016
Arte, ORF, 3SAT, Fuji TV, Channel V, ATV, Star TV - Germany/Austria/Japan/ Asia.
Pitched and developed segments for culture pieces and interviews, in particular 7 to 10 minute pieces exploring subcultures, music or art, filmed on location around the world and recording live music events.
2001 - 2013
1Live, Ö1, FM4 - Germany/Austria.
Live Conversations, interviews, segments and Voice Over.
STORYTELLING & INTERVIEW WORKSHOPS
2006 - Present
Identity AG - Austria
Teaching storytelling and interview technique. I also train clients in developing their message and delivering it with confidence, whether in front of a camera, a live audience or across from a journalist like me.
April - September 2013
CBS 60 Minutes News - London
Researched, translated documents and filtered information for a 60 minutes show.
2012 - 2017
Cinecentrum - Germany
Set up and managed shoots, scout locations, manage crew/permits, troubleshooting on locations in London.
MUSIC & FILM EDITOR
2007 - 2008
1St Magazine - Vienna
Edited the film/music section of the Austrian magazine, as well as writing lead articles. Based in London, I commuted to Vienna for the publishing week. Specialized in interviews and long lead stories on trends and culture.
2006 – 2013
News Exclusive - Vienna
As Senior Correspondent I was responsible for producing lead stories and periodically undertaking travel assignments for this magazine.
2000 – 2018
Sunday Times Style, The Scotsman & Evening Standard, UK; FHM, Blonde, Musikexpress, Germany; South China Morning Post, China; Veronica Magazine, Holland; Gala, France; Seitenblicke, IQ, Die Presse, News, Austria
Pitched, researched and wrote stories for magazines and newspapers all over the world. Mostly culture pieces and interviews.