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Hostwriter helps journalists to easily collaborate across borders.


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


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


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

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How to Easily Access Hostwriter’s Platform On-the-Go

With the relaunch of Hostwriter’s website as a web application, we’ve made it easier for you to access the platform when you’re on-the-go. You now have the ability to add our app icon to the home screen of your mobile… Continue Reading →

Hostwriter Featured on “Öffentliche Räume“ Podcast

Hostwriter is featured on the “Öffentliche Räume in den Medien” (Public Spaces in the Media) episode of the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung’s Öffentliche Räume podcast, which introduces listeners to a variety of spaces “where people have access to public goods.” Podcast host Lukasz… Continue Reading →

Cross-Border Method for Journalism Detailed by Russian-Language “Sector Four” Publication

Sector Four Editor Анастасия Сечина wrote a detailed summary of the presentation on Cross-Border Journalism as a Method, offered by Hostwriter’s Bernadette Geyer at the recent Civil Society 4.0 Conference organized by Wechange. Sector Four‘s freelance journalists cover regional journalism in Russia,… Continue Reading →

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Founded by journalists who built up a platform for collaborative journalism

Tabea Grzeszyk


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

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Zahra Salah Uddin

Community Engagement

Zahra is an Erasmus Mundus Alumna and a freelance journalist interested in cultural reporting.

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Katja Heitmann


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

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Christina Lee

Ambassador Network

Christina is a freelance writer and editor interested in travel and migration.

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Andy Wilke

Lead Designer

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

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Bernadette Geyer


Bernadette Geyer is a freelance writer, editor, and translator with a background in marketing.

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