Matthias Fuchs

Place of Birth Cologne

Contact e-Mail: Matthias.Fuchs@gmx.de
Homepage: www.matthias-fuchs.de

Employment

August 2008 - present
TV-journalist/reporter, WDR Fernsehen, Cologne

August 2007 - August 2008
TV-journalist/editor, RTL Television, Cologne

July 2005 - July 2007
TV-journalist, Quer (politics/satire-magazine on Bavarian Television, Munich

Freelance journalist with Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger (2002-2004), Badische Zeitung (2005) and Münchner Merkur (2004-2005) newspapers, Media Team Gaarz (2005-2007), Filmwelt (2008-2010), Meinmedia, Filetfilm, Meworks (since 2009) and EADS/Airbus Public Relations Department (2003-2005).

Education

October 2003 - June 2005
German School of Journalism, Munich and University of Munich
Degree: Diploma in Journalism (postgrad.), title of Redakteur

September 1999 - June 2000
San Francisco State University
, USA
Year of Study abroad: Political Science (Major) and Journalism

October 1997 - June 1999 / October 2000 - July 2003
University of Bonn

Degree: Magister Artium (M.A.) in Political Science (Major), American Language & Literature and Modern History (Minors)

September 1988 - June 1997
Albertus-Magnus-Gymnasium Bensberg
(City of Bergisch Gladbach)
Degree: University Entrance Qualification

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Internships

April - June 2005
Bayerischer Rundfunk, Bavarian Television (programmes: Abendschau, Freizeitmagazin, Quer)

December 2004 - February 2005
Badische Zeitung newspaper, Freiburg (sections Politics and Magazine)

May 2003
Bonner Rundschau newspaper (Bonn newsdesk)

March - April 2002
Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger newspaper (Online section)

September - October 2000
General-Anzeiger Bonn newspaper (Online section)

August 1998
Radio Berg, Bergisch Gladbach

January 1995
Sydow&Partner advertising agency, Bergisch Gladbach

Other Qualifications

Good knowledge of web design applications (Adobe Photoshop, Macromedia Dreamweaver, HTML, Flash)

Excellent knowledge of digital nonlinear editing systems (AVID XPress/Media Composer)

Languages: German (native), English (excellent), French (basics), Spanish (basics)

Cologne, Sept. 8, 2008

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