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Lisa Steiner


Contact: lisa.steiner[at]chello.at

Nationality: Austrian


Work Experience:
  • May 2010-present

Reporter/Editor for "Heute" (Vienna based daily newspaper)

 • covering daily news from Vienna and Austria, from politics to cultural happenings

  • Feb 2007-Dec 2009

Editor/News Speaker Radio „Ö1“ (ORF-Radio, oe1.orf.at)

• preparing and running news radio shows (up to 20 minutes)
• writing news bulletins
• presenting the news live on air

  • 2006-present

Freelance journalist/reporter

• reporting/writing/speaking for different kind of media
• eg: Bayern3, "Wienerin" (women's magazine), "Übers weite Land" (magazine), "Auto Bild" (magazine), "Grünspecht" (local political newspaper)

  • Sep 2005-Dec 2006

Editor/Reporter for  "Radio Wien" (ORF, wien.orf.at)

• being around the city covering ongoing stuff (museum opening ---- demonstrations)
• create texts for longer features, prepare and do interviews
• audio production/postproduction
• moderations

  • Aug 2005

Internship as Editor at Newscenter for ORF Radios

  • April 2004-July 2005

Videojournalist for Puls TV (now: Puls4 from the Pro7-Austria-Group)

• creating TV-reports (as a „one woman show“)
• filming with a mini-DV-cam, cutting on final cut
• writing the texts and presenting it

  • Aug 2001

Internship at NEWS (Vienna based magazine group)


  • 2006-2008 

Master of Arts (Journalism in Print, Radio, Television) at Danube University Krems

  • 2004 

Certificate for Videojournalism from Puls TV

  • 2001-2004

6 semesters of Sociology (not finished) at the University of Vienna

  • 2001

Matura (the Austrian equivalent to German Abitur) at BRG Krems Ringstraße

• completed with excellence


Further Skills and Education:
  • Languages

• English – fluently (spoken/written)
• Portuguese – able to understand almost everything, lead basic conversations

  • Journalism/Media

• Talking on TV/Radio – private lessons (Teacher: Petra Stachl)
• Several journalistic workshops – eg. gender and media, storytelling, the perfect interview 

  • Else

• Official Tutor (ÖH – Austrian Students League)
• Spinning Instructor (Johnny G. Spinning)


Personal Interests:
  • Sports (running, swimming, biking ...)
  • Reading (books, newspapers, etc.),
  • Going to the Movies
  • Discussions (with friends and „enemies“)
  • Travelling whenever possible (Brazil, US, Turkey, around Europe ...)