Master’s degree in future studies at the Freie Universität Berlin (2022); complementary program in Czech studies at Charles University, Prague (2004); studies in journalism, contemporary history, and political science in Freiburg, Utrecht, and Cardiff, graduating with a master of arts degree from Cardiff University (1997); journalism diploma, MAZ Lucerne Swiss School of Journalism (1993).

Professional Experience:

Journalist and moderator of the political interview program Tagesgespräch, Radio SRF (2015–22); conference and panel moderator (since 2016); author for the Europamagazin of WDR, Cologne (2016–20); correspondent for Eastern/Central Europe in Prague for Swiss radio and television as well as for various ARD stations (2007–14), winner of the European Civis Media Prize in Berlin; producer and presenter of the DRS program HeuteMorgen (2005–07); managing editor of Der Bund (2000–05); production director and editor-in-chief of Radio ExtraBern and TeleBärn (1997–2000); lecturer at the MAZ (since 1998).