Hostwriter helps journalists to easily collaborate across borders.

Advice

Use the Hostwriter network to get help quickly and make contacts in areas and organizations you have no current links to.

Collaboration

Search Hostwriter to find colleagues to work with across the world, or on your doorstep, with expertise you need and interests you share.

Accommodation

Over half of Hostwriter's members also offer their couch. Travel more for work, and stay with a Hostwriter journalist for free.

Latest Updates

Inside Story: Unveiling an International Network of Corruption

Inside Story: Unveiling an International Network of Corruption

Hostwriters Ramu Sapkota and Alyaa Alhadjri were shortlisted to the 2018 Hostwriter Story Prize for their investigation on a corruption network involving Nepali and Malaysian governments. How did they get there? Read the inside story.

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"Everyone was afraid of consequences."

Hostwriter Story Prize winners Ingrid Gercama and Nathalie Bertrams talk about the obstacles and challenges they faced working on "Vanilla fever: Fear sours the sweet scent of Madagascar’s success in Madagascar."

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Hostwriter Introduces Global Crowdsourcing Tool for Journalists

Hostwriter Introduces Global Crowdsourcing Tool for Journalists

Hostwriter officially launched HostWIRE, a new chatroom feature where journalists can interact quickly and easily with other Hostwriter members, enabling them to find and share tips, collaboration opportunities, and info about funding sources.

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4014 journalists from 141 countries worldwide

Team

Founded by journalists who built a platform for collaborative journalism.

Tabea Grzeszyk

Tabea Grzeszyk

CEO

Co-founder Tabea works for the German National Radio programme DLF Kultur. tabea@hostwriter.org

Olalla Tunas Martínez

Community Engagement

Olalla is a freelance journalist and writer with an Erasmus Mundus master degree. olalla@hostwriter.org

Katja Heitmann

Katja Heitmann

CTO

Katja is a freelance web developer and a member of 'Reinblau' in Berlin. katja@hostwriter.org

Christina Lee

Ambassador Network

Christina is a freelance writer and editor interested in travel and migration. tina@hostwriter.org

Andy Wilke

Andy Wilke

Lead Designer

Andy is a freelance graphic designer with a focus on branding and user experience. andy@hostwriter.org

Bernadette Geyer

Bernadette Geyer

Communication

Bernadette Geyer is a freelance writer, editor and translator with a background in marketing. bernadette@hostwriter.org

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