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  • Andra Wöllert

    Andra Wöllert prefers writing, talking and dancing about subculture, lifestyle, music and social topics – mainly in Hamburg. Wenn she happens not to present at the radio station or to write about the nightlife of the city for Szene Hamburg, she probably enjoys a concert, dances through clubs and music videos or sweats during dance trainings.

  • André Krüger

    André Krüger drinks coffee, craft beer and gin. He likes to listen to music. Mostly jazz or classical music. Sometimes he writes about all that stuff. In real life he’s a freelancer who develops digital communication concepts.

  • Anika Meier

    An uncomplicated woman writes about complicated and beautiful things. Anika Meier is Hamburg’s dog content specialist and loves to go for a stroll in the rain. She writes about art and social media for Monopol Magazin and for anyone who needs texts to do with books, photography, art and Instagram. When she’s not checking her phone, she reads, blogs for artefakt and plays with This Ain’t Art School on Instagram.

  • Dirk Wilberg

    Dirk Wilberg is a North Frisian who grew up in the Münsterland, has been living in Hamburg since 2010 and runs not only the digital city magazine "Mit Vergnügen Hamburg" but also a music PR agency, a label, a music publishing company and a family in the Hanseatic city.

  • Imke Wrage

    Imke Wrage likes best to write about art, literature and pop culture. A book is her constant companion. If you don't find her at the Hamburg Oberhafen, she's probably sitting with a woodruff-flavoured ice cream on the Baltic Sea coast – that's where she comes from, and it draws her back every so often.

  • Kim-Lara Oswald

    Kim-Lara Oswald has been living in Hamburg for two years and refuses to buy an umbrella. She likes to ask questions – to herself and others. What she loves about Hamburg: the people and the Fischmarkt at sunrise.

  • Lena Frommeyer

    You will see Lena Frommeyer dash through Hamburg on her bike most of the time. A journalist by trade, she searches for topics in the niches of society and surveys the cultural landscape. She has been a senior editor at city magazine Szene Hamburg for a couple of years and recently started building the new master course "digital communication" at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW).

  • Malte Brenneisen

    Malte Brenneisen is a journalist, lecturer and chose to live in Hamburg in 2009. Together with friends and family, he founded the editorial and design studio "Die Brueder" here (and in Berlin) . Since 2016, Malte is a co-editor of the English-language city magazine "gentle rain - and other reasons to love Hamburg ".

  • Myriam Salome Apke

    Myriam loves to write stories on site - about people and what drives them. Whether it be for Radio Bremen or ZEIT. When she's not working or riding a bike, Myriam is dancing through life. She always feels better afterwards. At some point she'll buy a house in the countryside. That way she'll be able to write crime novels in peace and quiet - and in the midst of cows, chicken and horses.

  • Nicoline Haas

    Nicoline Haas is a freelance journalist who loves writing about sustainable projects and fine, traditional handcrafts. What she loves most about her Hamburg home is that there’s a lot of water and greenery, she enjoys relaxing in the Elbpark Entenwerder and zipping around the Vierlande and Marschlande, "Hamburg's flower and vegetable garden", on her bike.

  • Rudolf Klöckner

    Rudolf David Klöckner is a curator, blogger and author from Hamburg who has worked for many years at the interface of art and urban studies. The URBANSHIT blog is one of the leading German-language online media in the field of urban art and street culture.


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