Date of Birth: 30. June 1960
Place of Birth: Heide (North Germany)
From 1986 to March 2009: Newspaper-editor. Last 21 years for one company ('Dithmarscher Landeszeitung' in Heide), a rural district-newspaper with circulation of around 27 000 issues. Last seven years responsible for reporting of all aspects of the district capital section of the daily newspaper. My responsibilities included the entire spectrum of local newspaper work.
Now: Freelance photographer and journalist. I have decided focus more on photography and to find new challenges in New Zealand.
Living in New Zealand on my sister's farm near Te Kauwhata/Hamilton.
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