Cristian Weiss

Journalist in Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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Journalist, master's student in Media, Technology and Society at the University of Applied Sciences in Darmstadt, Germany. I was a fellow in the Dataship Programme, held by the Deutsche Welle Akademie to train data journalists, and worked in the Brazilian newsroom of Deutsche Welle in Bonn, Germany. I have developed a career as a content producer always with a strong use of digital technologies. I have been a reporter and digital editor for the RBS and NSC groups in Brazil, for Diário Catarinense, one of the 25 largest newspapers in Brazil, and for the G1 and NSC Total portals. I have expertise in multimedia journalism (online editor, video productions, SEO) and data journalism. I have been recognized with several journalistic awards for content I have produced. Furthermore, I have professional experience as a reporter and assistant editor, with great ability to speak and write in Portuguese. I also have some professional experience in radio, as a reporter and announcer, and in television, as a producer and commentator. I speak advanced English and intermediate German and Spanish. I was a member of Comprova between 2018 and 2020, a national coalition of Brazil's largest media outlets to fight disinformation. I am a member of the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (Abraji), the Association of Education Journalists (Jeduca) and the Data School. I have dual Brazilian and German citizenship. Some projects include and the Data Literacy for All initiative and Learning on the Way.

  • Education
    • Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences