Karin de Miguel Wessendorf
Karin de Miguel Wessendorf is a freelance journalist and filmmaker since 2008. She works for SWR, NDR, RBB, WDR and other public broadcasters. She was born in Barcelona in 1974 and studied media sciences and philology in Spain and Germany.
With a Scholarship of the Heinrich-Böll-Foundation she travelled to Mexico in 2005 and worked for Chiapas Media Project in San Cristóbal de las Casas (an NGO to support documentary film making in indigenous communities). Since then she has coached several film projects and community-media projects in schools and social organizations. She has also published several articles in newspapers, magazines and books and gives lectures on the topic of videoactivism and social documentary.
Since 2011 she also works as a video-journalist for online newspapers, and produces videoblogs, webcasts and institutional videos for social and cultural projects and organisations.