Jenny Friedrich-Freksa, born in 1974 in Berlin, studied Social and Business Communication at the Hochschule der Künste in Berlin. Following stints in Paris, Geneva and Rome she worked for several years at the Süddeutsche Zeitung in Munich. She is Editor-in-Chief at KULTURAUSTAUSCH since 2005.
Dilek Güngör, born in 1972 in Gmünd, studied translation into English and Spanish in Germersheim, journalism in Mainz and Race and Ethnic Studies in Warwick in the United Kingdom. She was a reporter at the Berliner Zeitung, where she was also a regular columnist. She has worked as stand-in Editor in Chief at KULTURAUSTAUSCH since 2018.
Timo Berger, born in 1974 in Stuttgart, is an editor at KULTURAUSTAUSCH. He translates from Spanish and Portuguese. His most recent translation is the novel "Kryptozän" by Pola Oloixarac (Publisher Klaus Wagenbach, Berlin, 2016).
Jess Smee is a Berlin-based journalist, writing for The Guardian, Deutsche Welle and Spiegel Online International among others. As part of the training project "The Niles" she worked with journalists in Sudan and South Sudan. She is Online Editor/ English Editor at KULTURAUSTAUSCH.
Kai Schnier, born in 1989 in Arnsberg, studied International Politics and Journalism at the University College Maastricht, the Chinese University Hong Kong and at the Otto-Suhr-Institute of the Berlin Free University. Starting in 2016 as a trainee, he works as an editor at KULTURAUSTAUSCH.
Gundula Haage, born 1992 in Freiburg, studied Global Studies and geography at the Jawaharlal-Nehru-University Delhi, the University of Cape Town, the Albert-Ludwigs-University in Freiburg and the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University in Bonn. She has been a trainee at KULTURAUSTAUSCH since 2018.