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Udo Seiwert-Fauti

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Full name Udo Seiwert-Fauti
Country Germany
Primary language English
Specialist areas

Europe developments from Strasbourg (CoE, EU Parly etc.) ,United Kingdom and Scotland, Sport , Media Developments on European continent, Media UK,

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Editing, Sub-editing, Radio
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Media outlets regularly worked for

ARD, BBC, German-speaking media magazines, Deutsche Welle, Swissinfo

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    Biography

    Career Radio/ tv since June 07 Senior Correspondent (freelance)
    Strasbourg/ Eurodistrict/ Metropolregion
    (accredited e.g. Council of Europe, EP, Court of Human Rights, European Science Foundation, Club de la Presse Strasbourg))

    1998–2007 Managing Scotland Correspondent (freelance)
    for:
    - German ARD radios/tv
    - Deutschlandfunk/Deutsche Welle
    - Swissinfo (intern. Swiss radio)
    - BBC Scotland / BBC News London
    - national German newspapers
    - German-French tv (ARTE)
    - European media magazines
    - Chinese and Saudi sport magazines
    accredited Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh
    regular contributor BBC Scotland

    2000–2001/2 Senior Broadcast Journalist BBC Scotland
    Good Morning Scotland Programme
    (First German ever to make it )

    1986- 1998 Managing Editor (ARD) Hessen Radio Frankfurt
    Deputy Head Regional Radio Station, Wetzlar
    Responsible: building-up/installing Curr Aff/ news team

    1977-1986 Reporter/Presenter ARD/SDR Radio Stuttgart
    Curr Aff and news
    1973- 1976 Apprenticeship Baden-Baden Radio ARD/SWF3 Apprenticeship 2nd German tv, ZDF Mainz

    1970 – 1972 German Forces Broadcasting Service incl. Olympic Games 1972, HQ Radio TV, Munich


    Current Work Reporting European affairs from Strasbourg, Scotland reporting for public-funded German /continental European broadcasters involving e.g. Human Rights, British/Scottish Sport, Cycling, Current Affairs /politics, tourism, UK media, business/economy, High Tech/ Bio Tech

    International work Council of Europe Sessions, European Science Foundation Annual Meeting, European Parliament Brussels /Strasbourg sessions
    Caucas Democrats Abroad Edinburgh ,Nato-Meeting Edinburgh, OECD Ministerial meeting Edinburgh, Guardian International TV Festival Edinburgh, International Media Congress Cologne, Birmingham Motor Show / IAA Frankfurt, OECD Conference on Genetics Edinburgh, European Space Agency Ministerial Meeting Edinburgh, 15 years Tour de France reporting, Scottish and UK General Elections; Switzerland/ Netherlands/ Belgium reporting ;Senior Producer German/French tv reports

    Advisory work Advising German /Scottish business and (sport) political institutions as well as governmental departments /Consulate Generals on Scotland and Europe /Germany
    Development of Scottish-German newsletter
    Managing Producer European tv broadcasts on Scotland

    Specialist media work Coach/trainer ARD Radio for young journalists /trainees
    Training course for Senior Editors in German Radio
    ARD Head of Radio at International Radio/ tv Fair, Berlin
    Co-Ordinator digital European project (ARD radios and Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg radio).

    Sport related work Organising Committee national / international cycling
    Member Press Dept, World Championships, Cycling, Stuttgart
    1990 – 1996 Head of Press, Hessen Cycling Association
    and member committees, German Cycling Federation
    advising Scottish Cycling Federation



    Education/Studies University for Applied Science(Economics), Mainz
    2 Degrees in Macro- and Micro-Economics
    Diplom-Betriebswirt (FH), Diplom-Betriebswirt (grad)
    College of Economics, Koblenz
    Apprenticeship Daimler-Benz AG, Koblenz and Stuttgart

    Memberships Radio Academy UK
    Scottish Parliament Journalists Association
    Association des Journalistes Europeens
    National Union of Journalists, Scotland
    German Journalists Union (ver.di)
    National Union of German sports journalists (VDS)
    Association Internationale des Journalistes du Cyclisme (AIJC)
    Scottish Forum for Modern Government

    Publications German travel guide “Scotland “
    Regular columns on Scottish and British media

    Languages English/Scottish (near-native)
    German (native)
    French (fluent)
    Flemish/Dutch (good)
    Understanding:
    Swiss-German, Elsässer, Letzeberjer