About

(c) Luiza Puiu

(c) Luiza Puiu

journalism fellow at the Reuters Institute for Journalism in Oxford, fall term 2017. My research paper „Bigger is not always better: What we can learn about data journalism from small newsrooms“ can be downloaded here.

reporter at the daily nationals newspaper Wiener Zeitung, Vienna, since May 2011.

co-founder and co-host of Aufmacher – die Medienrunde – a monthly event in Vienna where we discuss media and journalism.

teacher at University of Applied Sciences  of WKW, Online Journalism, 2015 – 2016

international reporting (extract): US Correspondent for Wiener Zeitung and Monopol Magazine, covering the US elections and more (New York City, 2016), European Elections (Bucharest/Romania 2014). Effects of the crisis in the Ukraine (Chisinau/Moldova 2014), Protest movements in Cyprus (Nicosia, 2013). Education system in Sweden (Stockholm, 2012), Greek financial crisis (Thessaloniki, 2011).

work has appeared in: public radio Ö1 (culture, Hamburg-based public broadcast TV NDR magazine ZAPP (media), DER STANDARD (domestic politics), Salzburger Nachrichten (travel), Falter (local and city news/mobility), Austrian news agency APA (domestic politics), Niederösterreichische Nachrichten (local news), Jungle World (Austrian politics), der AugustinAn.schlägeMalmoeMissy Magazin (culture), ORF Online (society), KIWI TV, News Online.

education: Social journalism at the City University of New York (2016), TransAtlantic Storytelling at the University of Oregon (2015), Journalism colleg Kuratorium für Journalismusausbildung (2009/2010), Journalism and Communication Science at the University of Vienna, School of Journalism, M.A. Philosophy* (2006-2009); Information and Knowledge Management at University of Applied Science Burgenland, Eisenstadt, M.A. Social Sciences (2002-2006).

*My master thesis on the inequality of female and male humor protagonists in Austria’s media was rewarded by the Dr. Maria Schaumayer-Stiftung and Arbeiterkammer NÖ with their science awards. „Kein Platz für Schmähführerinnen – Eine qualitative Befragung österreichischer KarikaturistInnen, KolumnistInnen und FernsehkabarettistInnen“: A review by Pia Moik can be read here.