Andrea Jeska


1964 born in Bremerhaven


High school and Studies

Stays in the USA and in Japan

Volonteers at a daily newspaper in Schleswig-Holstein, freelance editor for daily newspapers in Northern Germany.

After 2000 Starts working as journalist for national presses such as SPIEGEL and DIE ZEIT, specializes in travel and country reports.

Often singled out for her work as a journalist

Nominated for Egon-Erwin-Kisch-Prize

2013 Theodor-Wolff-Prize in 2013 in the Category “Reportage / Essay / Analysis for her contribution “Der Mann, der die Wüste aufhielt” (The Man who held up the desert) in Die Zeit, 29 November 2012.

Lives with her family in Rondeshagen near Lübeck

Last update: 09/2013
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