Studying journalism in a dynamic and diverse city like Berlin: For Lisa Frising, student of M.A. Convergent Journalism (from WS 2020: M.A. Digital Journalism, editor's note), there is currently hardly anything more enriching. In the interview she reveals why she decided to study at HMKW Berlin, which courses she is particularly interested in and why she wants to live and work in Berlin in the near future.
Katharina Klube has already successfully completed her Bachelor's degree in Journalism and Corporate Communications at HMKW Berlin in 2016. What has changed professionally since then? We were curious and made contact again. In an interview, she now tells us about her work as a press spokesperson for the German Veterinary Association and her professional and private goals for the future.
Being open to new things and remaining flexible in your choice of career: Graduate Giny Mateke definitely proved these two qualities after graduating in Journalism and Corporate Communications. She has turned her favourite hobby, graphic design, into a profession and has now been working for 4 years as a communication designer for a medium-sized IT service provider.
Journalism or corporate communications? At HMKW Berlin Robert Pintz was initially able to deepen his knowledge in both areas. After graduating, things turned out differently than expected and he ended up in the field of social media and performance marketing. In this interview, he tells us what particularly inspired him about his studies at HMKW and what goals he would like to pursue in the near future.
In September, Lorenzo Cervantes completed his Master's degree in Convergent Journalism at HMKW. Immediately after his graduation he was able to start his career in the Communication Department of the European Space Agency in the Netherlands. In this interview he told us about his most valuable experiences from his studies and what he finds most challenging and fascinating about his work.
Christian Caurla, graduate of M.A. Convergent Journalism, already worked as an intern at Deutsche Welle during his studies and was able to join the company after graduating as a journalist. In his daily work, he now mainly produces videos for television and social media. In the interview he told us more about his current job, his best memories of his student days and the biggest challenges in his profession.
Making coffee? Certainly not in this internship: After a veritable job application marathon, Cologne-based HMKW student Nora Goldschmidt found her dream internship at the chemical company Bayer AG. In this interview, she describes the versatility of her communications job in the HR department and tells which contents from her studies she had been able to apply.
Leoni Brill studies B.A. Journalism and Corporate Communications at HMKW Berlin and is currently doing her internship at heute-show (Prime Productions GmbH) in Cologne. As an editorial trainee she researches topics and prepares them for the show. In the interview she talks about her experiences.
It had been clear to Dominik Schwaegerl that he would like to work in the media industry one day, even before his bachelor's degree in Journalism and Corporate Communications. During his studies, he did an internship at Sat.1 Frühstücksfernsehen, where he was able to do a traineeship directly after graduation. Today he is an editor & on-air reporter on the morning show and especially appreciates the diversity of tasks and the contact with people.
Fiene Oswald discovered her fascination for corporate communications during her studies. Meanwhile she is working in the public relations team of a large international corporation and develops effective PR and communication strategies. In the interview she tells how she made her way to her dream job and what she particularly liked about her time at HMKW Berlin.