About Katrin

2013 in Kristineberg c' C. Westerhaus

Katrin is an experienced Science reporter for German Public Radio and Swiss Public Radio, based in Cologne, Germany.

Her focus is on neurobiology and cancer, on evolution, ecology, and agriculture - constantly evolving! So far she has traveled to Colombia, the US, Canada, Namibia, Zambia, the Philippines and most recently to China.

 

Katrin loves both: Science and Radio - combining the two, that’s her job.  She informs based on facts, but she also loves ti tell stories, taking listeners on a journey to explore unknown territory.

 

As Science creates more and more exciting, but also ethically tricky possibilities, society needs to decide which way to go. Katrin believes sound science journalism should provide the basis for these decisions. 

In 2015 Katrin was one of 12 science journalists at the European Cancer Congress in Vienna through a stipend by the European School of Oncology. In 2014, a feature about late effects of cancer therapy won her the runner up for the Best Cancer Reporter award given by the European School of Oncology. In 2012 her first big trip as a science reporter brought her to Zambia to report about nutrient rich orange maize.

Recent Reporting

Affen mit Alzheimer

Deutschlandfunk, 05.06.2016

Immuntherapien gegen Krebs

Deutschlandfunk, 08.05.2016

Chinas Forscher machen, was in Deutschland tabu ist

Deutschlandfunk, 13.04.2016

Von Bibern, Bauern und Dämmen.

SWR2 Wissen, 15.03.2016

Kann das Zika-Virus Nervenstammzellen infizieren?

Deutschlandfunk, 07.03.2016

"Welche wissenschaftliche Idee ist reif für den Ruhestand?"

Deutschlandfunk, 17.02.2016

Aspirin als Hilfsmittel gegen Krebs-Rückfall?

Deutschlandfunk, 06.01.2016

Mein Avatar, die Maus

Deutschlandfunk, 16.08.2015

WORK Deuschlandfunk, SRF2, SWR2 | EDUCATION Biologist (M Sc), Radio Reporter