Like photography, journalism is a way of communication. I love to research new topics, to talk about them with different people and to then write down these stories in the form of a text. Journalism is, therefore, a tool to further educate myself, to explore new topics and to initiate discussions.
During high school, I discovered this passion, which later became a side income as well. I began to attend various courses and events that brought me closer to multiple areas of journalism, including courses at the Medienwerkstatt of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and the Youth Media Events of the Young Press. With the knowledge I received in these courses, it was easy during high school to initiate my first own project: The creation and publication of the yearbook.
During my year abroad in China, I then started writing articles for Orange by Handelsblatt and Youthreporter as a correspondent for China, which allowed me to earn money with journalism for the first time. During my voluntary service I was also entrusted to write the blog of the Goethe Language Centre Xi’an and at the same time started to run my own blog MyChinaAdventure. I now regularly write articles for the Public Relations Office of my university, the WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, and have additionally started a very unique project: The creation of my first own book.
WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management
As a student assistant, I have been supporting the Public Relations Office of WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management since January 2019. For this office, I regularly write articles about campus events and other student-relevant topics, which are published on the homepage of the university after completion.
Orange by Handelsblatt
As a correspondent for China, I wrote for Orange by Handelsblatt, the online magazine for pupils and students of the Handelsblatt publishing group, during my year abroad. The well-known magazine focuses on business, politics and society.
During my year abroad in China, I operated a blog which has been visited more than 10,000 times to date. With MyChinaAdventure I had the intention to document my time in China as well as to arouse interest for the country and to clear up prejudices.
Youthreporter is a website on which young people report on their stays abroad. During my year abroad in China, I wrote several articles for the magazine which is sponsored by the European Union.
In the past, I have repeatedly published individual articles or reports on different channels, which were often written during seminars or workshops. For the Goethe-Language Centre Xi’an I wrote blog posts.