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Dr. Jan-Martin Wiarda, Science and education journalist

Dr. Jan-Martin Wiarda

Science and education journalist

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About me

Dr Jan-Martin Wiarda, born in 1976, is a freelance journalist and blogger for education and science. From January 2013 to July 2015, he was Head of Communications and Media and Press Spokesperson of the Helmholtz Association. From 2004 to 2012, Wiarda was editor and most recently deputy head of the education department “Chancen” of the weekly newspaper “DIE ZEIT”. He studied political science, economics and sociology in Munich, attended the German School of Journalism there and then transferred to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA, where he continued his journalism studies.