We are a non-profit network connecting journalists around the world

Advice

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

Co-authorship

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

Couch

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

Success Stories

Hostwriter reaches Finals at Google Impact Challenge Germany

How we plan to spend 250K from Google’s Impact Challenge

Transparency is King: That's why we'd like to share an update. Find out all about Hostwriter reaching the finals at Google’s Impact Challenge Germany and how we’d like to spend the grant!

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Photo by Daylin Paul

The Threat of Displacement: Sharing perspectives fom Nairobi to New York

Hostwriter members Daniel Bates, Purple Chrystyl Romero, Wacera Ngunjiri, Daylin Paul and Linus Unah joined their stories for a cross-border perspective on global displacement, published at Citylimits.org.

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The Agora Project: Check out our cross-border journalism program

Why is there no populist party in Portugal? What happens to asylum seekers who have been denied? Will robots steal all our jobs? We teamed up ten young journalists from all over Europe for collaborative research.

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3414 journalists from 129 countries worldwide

Team

Founded by journalists who built up a platform for collaborative journalism

Tabea Grzeszyk

Tabea Grzeszyk

CEO

Co-founder Tabea works for the German National Radio programme DLF Kultur.

Olalla Tunas Martínez

Communication

Olalla is a freelance journalist and writer with an Erasmus Mundus master degree.

Tamara Anthony

Tamara Anthony

Chairwoman

Co-founder Tamara is a Parliament correspondent for the ARD news programme.

Katja Heitmann

Katja Heitmann

CTO

Katja is a freelance web developer and a member of 'Reinblau' in Berlin.

Andy Wilke

Andy Wilke

Lead Designer

Andy is a freelance graphic designer with a focus on branding and user experience.

Bernadette Geyer

Bernadette Geyer

English Editor

Bernadette Geyer is a freelance writer, editor, and translator in Berlin.

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