In German media one can read many stories about refugees, but few stories from them. NEWSCOMER wants to change that by connecting local media outlets and newcomers in Germany. They will collaborate to research and report about their daily lives. Editors and readers get new insights while refugees make their voices heard in local media. NEWSCOMER supports the mentoring process and trains participants on both sides. It is time for newcomers to become NEWSCOMERS.
Thaer is a translator, websites developer, Jordanian from a Palestinian origins. He lives and works in Wolfsburg since two years, and also he is a computer science student. He developed an arabic-language newsportal for refugees in Germany and then joined the NEWSCOMER team.
Freelance reporter for print and video in Frankfurt. Paddy works for Agentur Zeitenspiegel-Reportagen in Frankfurt and Endersbach near Stuttgart. He grew up in the region of Hintertaunus and can’t wait to see newcomers report in local media.
Freelance Reporter, book author and trainer. Jessica went on a trip through the field of German local journalism and called the project “Wortwalz”. Also she accompanied the refugee cooking project„Kitchen on the Run“ on its journey through Europe.
Political editor and multimedia journalist in Hannover for Redaktionsnetzwerk Deutschland. Ann-Kathrin travelled a lot through the Middle East and received scholarships for her reporting. She published in media such as taz, Chrismon, Zenith.