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

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

Thomas Seymat/Supplied

2018.05.28 |

Thomas Seymat: The job I have now didn’t exist when I started studying

Euronews' head of immersive journalism talks about developing a career at the forefront of journalism practice.

Teresa Weikmann presenting her research at an ICA preconference - image via twitter

2018.05.26 |

Mundus Journalism at ICA 2018

Find out what some members of our network are sharing at the world's largest communications conference, on in Prague this week.

2018.04.19 |

Mundus teacher and alumna wins prestigious award

Paulette Desormeaux Parra, Mundus Journalism 2008-2010 cohort, has been recognised for her excellence in teaching journalism at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile - our South American exchange partner university. Congratulations Paulette! Here, she tells us a bit more about the award, what she teaches, and what kind of reporting projects her…

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