Curriculum Vitae


Copywriting, editing and feature writing: StockFood, a photo agency in Munich, freelance from 2012 to present. Subjects range from architecture, interior decorating and garden to D-Y-I and crafts. Magazines for which I have written include: Homes and Gardens (Germany), The Simple Things (UK), Elle Decoration (Taiwan), 25 Beautiful Homes (U.K.)

Teaching and translating: Accelingua (Educom), Focus, Inlingua and Languacom. Business English, translations and one-on-one training. From 2009 to present.

Print: New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Financial Times, Daily Telegraph, Chicago Tribune, Vogue, W-Fashion Europe, Bloomberg News, Wall Street Journal, Homes and Gardens and other international publications. Clips on request.

Radio: From 1997 to 2012 I was contributing correspondent for: Radio Deutsche Welle. I regularly report for the following English-language programs: Inside Europe (news and features), Arts on Air (an award-winning program on music and the arts), Women on the Move (women’s issues), Living in Germany (society), Money Talks (economics and business), Spectrum (science and technology), Planet Earth (ecology and conservation). The World (BBC/PRI) Boston., Radio Netherlands.

Television: Burma, TV documentary: author and narrator. Shan States, TV documentary for BR-3 Munich, author. Rangoon, TV documentary BR-3 TV.  Logistics coordinator and producer: ITN-TV News, London, stringer and producer.

U.S. Experience prior to 1989

Foreign Desk Editor/Television Producer/Writer
ABC News, New York and Chicago
Before that I worked for television stations in Charleston, South Carolina, Columbus, Ohio and Chicago, Illinois.

Case Western Reserve University,
Cleveland, Ohio: BA English
Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois: MS Journalism
English (native speaker), German, French, Spanish