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Fairplanet authors

Abdelrahman Ibrahim is a Sudanese writer based in Khartoum.

Ama Lorenz is a freelance author and journalist. After her graduate degrees in economics (TU Berlin), communication and media science (Cambridge University) and journalism (TU Dortmund) she completed her internship at the Berlin offices of the [...]

Annette Jensen ist freie Journalistin in Berlin und hat früher als Redakteurin bei der taz gearbeitet. Sie beschäftigt sich seit vielen Jahren mit Wirtschaft, Umwelt und Nachhaltigkeitsthemen. Ende 2011 erschien ihr Buch: „Wir steigern das [...]

Ari Libsker is an Israeli filmmaker and journalist.

Bob Koigi is a multiple award winning Kenyan journalist who has extensively reported on environment across several media.

Cherotich is a graduate of a double concentration in Mass Communication and Public Relations. She has journalistic experience as a news producer for various international media outlets. She is a lover of the ART'S. Telling stories, meeting new [...]

Daniel Mützel is a Berlin-based Journalist writing for EurActiv, VICE, Die Welt and other media.

An experienced journalist, columnist, professional blogger, speaker and green business practice consultant, Debra focuses on critical environmental issues.

Deniz is currently studying comparative literature, philosophy and roman languages in Frankfurt. She is spreading fairplanet’s news and articles as our Assistant for Social Media Editing. 

Dimitri Tokmetzis is a datajournalist for de Correspondent, an online crowdfunded platform for quality journalism. Tokmetzis has a background in investigative journalism at several newspapers. He is interested in the relationship between power [...]

Elizabeth has worked with charities and organisations based in the UK and across Africa and has been Deputy Editor on the UK’s longest-running environmental magazine.

Emre Kizilkaya is an Istanbul-based journalist. He is the Vice President of the Turkish National Committee of Vienna-based International Press Institute and the Managing Editor of Hürriyet Daily News, the English-language edition of [...]

Federica is a London-based journalist with professional experience in the UK, Italy and Malta. She has cooperated with several titles including The Times.

Fiona has been a freelance Journalist for six years and has covered human rights issues for several publications. She reports from the UK and Australia.

Frank Odenthal, born 1971 in Cologne, Germany, is a freelance journalist and writer. After studying economics in Cologne and Liverpool, he has specialized on issues of development theories and environmental protection and has published in [...]

Gurmeet Singh is a freelance writer and editor, living and working in Berlin.

Henri-Count studied Journalism and Media Studies at the National University of Science and Technology in Zimbabwe. His interests are climate change communication and communication for sustainable social change. Currently he teaches in Zimbabwe [...]

After doing Bachelors in Communication, Israel is now studying for a Masters in Communication and Product Content Management at the University of Douala. Israel is an environmental blogger and activist.

Itai Lahat is an israeli journalist located in Berlin. He is covering among other things subjects like the green revolution, science, technology, art, design, and the fusion of all these subjects. At his free time he deals with projects of art [...]

Jack Bicker lives in London, is a graduate of the University of Oxford, and currently a philosophy research student at the Institute of Education – University of London. His interests include politics, social justice, development and [...]

Jan van de Nes started his career as a journalist at first for newspapers but soon for business-to-business magazines. He reports from Holland.

Janet Li has more than 6 years’ experience on the reporting and editing field. She reports from China on financial and environmental issues.

In 2014 Jekaterina graduated from Dublin City University in Media Production Management and Print Journalism (B.A., hons).

Jonathan Lutes is an American writer, journalist, translator. Born in Portland, Maine, he has lived and worked in Berlin since 2004.

Jose Kalathil is a senior journalist based in New Delhi. With more than three decades of experience in different publications in India and Nepal, he is comfortable in wri

Judith Orland studied ‘Law and Social Anthropology’ at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London. Since 2008 Judith is working at Oxfam.

Judith is a PhD candidate and freelance journalist. As a journalist, she writes about current affairs, specifically migration, Anglo-German relations, European culture.

Julia Mi-ri Lehmann is working with Citizens for Europe since May 2014. She previously worked at the Neue deutsche Medienmacher, the Cultural Section of the Korean Embassy in Berlin, the SouthKorean National Museum in Seoul and the German [...]

Katarina started her career in journalism in 1999 in Bosnia Herzegovina and has since covered several areas as politics, economics or human rights.

Kay Alexander Plonka is a Berlin based freelance journalist specialized on the fashion industry.

Kolawole Talabi is an independent journalist who covers the environment, science, culture and development from his native country, Nigeria.

Dawei is an Chinease author and writes as a columnist for several Chienase magazines as for Jintian (Today) and Caijing.

Marc Hairapetian is the SPIRIT. Born on the same day as Francois Truffaut on 6. Februar – just a few years later in 1968 in Frankfurt am Main. Since 1984 he is the editor and founder of the film-, theatre-, music-, literature- and [...]

María Clara Montoya is a Colombian-born journalist raised in Spain with professional experience in Spain and Peru.

Maria is a journalist based in Madrid.

Dr Martin Walsh joined Oxfam GB’s Policy Research Team in 2009, and leads in developing the capacity of staff worldwide to undertake and commission high quality research to support Oxfam GB’s campaigns, humanitarian responses, and development [...]

Matthias studied English, Communications und European Ethnology. He is currently working as a social media editor Amnesty Intrnational’s German branch. 

Mikalai is a freelance journalist based in Minsk, Belarus who covers Belarus, Ukraine and Russia affairs for international media.

Murat is an Istanbul origin publisher, editor and writer. He is involved in various publishing projects in Berlin and London. As the publishing director and editor at large of fairplanet he developed its current editorial concept and [...]

Neelo Aysha Scholz is based in Berlin. Schooled between Hong Kong, Islamabad and Sydney, she’s had a taste of polar opposites when it comes to society and attitudes. Most recently she lived in Sydney with her husband and son in the beach [...]

Nicole Webb is a freelance writer and journalist working in China.

Nina Salzer arbeitet für NPT tv – young media for a world free of nuclear weapon (, und hat im vergangenen Jahr die dreiwöchige Atomwaffensperrvertrags-Überprüfungskonferenz in New York beobachtet und über die [...]

Nurcan is a journalist based in Berlin, interested in international politics and film.

Oliver M. Piecha, Ph.D., historian, focussing on the history of literature and culture of the early 20th century. Oliver is a frequent contributor to Jungle World.

Pablo Perez is a Spanish freelance journalist. He worked as reporter and copy-editor with International news agencies AFP, Efe or ANSA in European countries.

Peter Kearney is a freelance Radio Producer & Journalist from Ireland. He writes for national and international press and produces radio features and documentaries.

Rebecca Silus was born in Minneapolis and received her MFA from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2008.

Robin is a experienced freelance journalist and a regular contributor to several environmental magazines. He is based in Bristol (the European Green Capital 2015).

Rosemary holds a MSc in Journalism and Media Studies of the National University of Science and Technology, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

Based in Germany’s capital, freelance journalist Sara Jabril writes about various issues with a focus on the Middle East and North Africa. She studied at the Humboldt University Berlin and the University College London // Twitter: @sarajabril

Shadi is a freelance journalist from Afghanistan with over eight years of experience with radio, TV and online.

Shasha Seakamela is a South African artist, photographer and author.

Shira Jeczmien is the founder and editor of Screen Shot, a London based editorial platform that reflects on social, political and digital issues.

Shuriah is a freelance journalist based in Central India.

Tamsin is a British-born writer and translator with a background in documentary and journalism.

Originally from Wellington, New Zealand, today Vanessa Ellingham works as a freelancer journalist and editor in Berlin.

Vera is a journalist based in the Swedish capital Stockholm, where she has settled after periods living in Barcelona, Spain, and Saint Petersburg, Russia.