Alumni profiles

Below you can find a selection of stories and profiles that explore experiences, trace career paths and impart wisdom from our alumni who live and work all over the globe. We would love to make a portrait of each and every one of our 500+ alumni and this is something we're working on. If you would like to talk to us about being profiled, or want to suggest an alumni that we should profile, please contact us

Aggelos Andreou. Image: Supplied

2019.03.26 |

Aggelos Andreou on addressing radicalisation in the EU

In this alumni profile, we talk with Greek investigative journalist Aggelos Andreou about his recently awarded fellowship with the Resonant Voices, where he'll be addressing far right extremism and radicalisation of 'patriots' in Europe.

2019.02.25 |

Alex Westcott Campbell on academic publishing, open access and digitisation

In this alumni profile, we talk to Alex Westcott Campbell about her career as a Publishing Editor at Springer Nature, the future of open access publishing, and the scope of digitisation in academic research.

Nehal El-Sherif accepting the Lorenzo Natali Media Prize from the European Commission.

2019.01.14 |

Nehal El-Sherif: Building a future as a multimedia journalist in the Middle East

In this alumni profile Nehal El-Sherif talks about her award-winning podcast ‘A business built on breadcrumbs’ and the importance of combining new skills and technologies in a changing media environment.

Atta Poku

2019.01.07 |

Journalist Atta Poku on starting something new and returning home to Ghana

In this alumni profile multimedia broadcast journalist and educator from Ghana Atta Poku talks about how he is using his Mundus experience to better journalism practices and journalism education in Ghana.

2018.12.14 |

A Mundusian Guide to living, studying and working in Amsterdam

In this guide, we cover topics like where to eat, shop and socialise in Amsterdam. We also provide helpful information about housing, working, living costs, visa, banks and health insurance.

2018.11.11 |

Journalists launch multimedia reporting project Capoeira Congo

Fabíola Ortiz and Flavio Forner have just launched the website for their innovative, award winning reporting Capoeira Congo. In this feature Fabíola explains just what it took to bring this ambitious, award-winning project to life - and she shares how she juggled her travels to the Democratic Republic of Congo alongside her Mundus Journalism…

Sabeen presenting at IAMCR 2018. Image/supplied.

2018.08.21 |

Presenting and funding research at an international conference: a student reflection

Sabeen Jamil, Mundus Journalism 2015-2017 cohort, presented her Master thesis at IAMCR 2018, in Eugene, Oregon, USA. Sabeen received a conference grant from Hamburg University. Here, she tells about her research, learnings from IAMCR and where to look for travel grants.

Mundus alumni meet in Hamburg. Photo: Sabine Hoffkamp

2018.08.06 |

Mundus Vision Corner kicks of in Hamburg

Mundus Journalism has an impressive network of 500+ alumni. To connect some of these people, our Hamburg Specialism has started a series of networking sessions for those based in Northern Europe. Here is what happened at the kick off meeting of Mundus Vision Corner in July.

Daria Sukharchuk/Supplied

2018.08.01 |

Covering Eastern Europe: A week with Daria Sukharchuk

Journalist, presenter and media curator Daria Sukharchuk shares insight into her busy working week

“360 video literally allows a multitude of perspectives” — Thomas Seymat. Image: Screenshot from Euronews.

2018.05.31 |

Taming a new medium: 360° video for journalism

In conversation with Euronews editor Thomas Seymat, on immersive journalism in an international newsroom

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