Monika Seynsche

since 2007
Freelance science reporter and presenter for several German and Swiss radio stations (Deutschlandradio, ARD, SRF2) as well as the BBC World Service

2006 – 2012
Science editor for the daily radio science programme „Forschung Aktuell“ on German Public Radio „Deutschlandfunk“

2004 – 2006
Science journalism traineeship with „Deutschlandradio“

2003 – 2004
Postgraduate studies in Science Journalism at Berlin University (Freie Universität)

Staff writer for Australian Geographic journal and reporter for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's ABC Radio National, Sydney

1998 – 1999
ERASMUS-Scholarship for Geography and Environmental Science Studies at Coventry University, Great Britain

1996 – 2003
M.Sc. Study of Environmental Science at Münster University, Germany

Journalism Awards and Scholarships 

AdHoc- Research Scholarship by the Initiative Science Journalism

Journalism Award by the German Association for Nutrition

Travel grant by the Robert Bosch Foundation for the AAAS 2007 in San Francisco and the Euroscience Open Forum 2008 in Barcelona

Environment Media Award from the German Environmental Aid (Deutsche Umwelthilfe)

HEUREKA-Prize for young science reporters

Special prize „Unendlich viel Energie“(unlimited energy) in the young talent category