Sigrun Rottmann M.A. Political Science/Diploma International Journalism (City University London)


Head of Print Lab/Student Magazine KURT

Lecturer Conflict Sensitive Journalism


  • Freelance journalist for public radio WDR5 (since 2011)
  • Systemic Coach for Teams and Groups (since 2017)
  • Journalism Trainings on behalf of GIZ and Deutsche Welle Akademie in Bangladesh, Egypt, South Sudan and other countries (since 2010)
  • 2004 to 2011: Producer BBC World Service (London), News and Current Affairs: Newshour, BBC News Online and World Service Multimedia Desk
  • 2002 to 2004 Freelance journalist and consultant, London
  • 1999 to 2001 Correspondent for Mexico, Central America and the Carribean for German daily newspapers Frankfurter Rundschau, Stuttgarter Zeitung, Baseler Zeitung and Tagesspiegel

University Degrees

  • 1994 to 1995 International Journalism, City University London (Diploma)
  • 1986 to 1994 Political Science, English Cultural Studies and German Language and Literature in Münster, Manchester and Frankfurt (Master)