Hannah Schmidt (M.A.)

Fields of Research

  • Present and future of journalism in society
  • theory and pratice of culture, feuilleton and music journalism


  • Free-lancing music journalist (i.a. for DIE ZEIT, van-magazin, Die Deutsche Bühne, neue musikzeitung, niusic.de)
  • Since winter semester 2018/19: chief editor of terzwerk Online
  • 2019: Master thesis “’Notre truc’ – a groundbreaking collaboration of arts. Cocteau, Satie, Picasso, Massine and the ballet ‚Parade‘“
  • 2016: Bachelor thesis “Linguistic framing in public service television reports about refugees and its relevance in the context of Nadine Bilkes’ peace journalism model. An analysis using the example of Tagesschau, Tagesthemen and Heute Journal
  • 2015: Bachelor thesis “Strategies of exculpation after 1945 and what they tell about bureaucracy. A functional-pragmatic analysis of exemplarly depositions by Auschwitz-delinquents at the jury court in Frankfurt 1963-1965”
  • 2015-2016: journalistic trainings at the music journalism academy of the festival Heidelberger Frühling and the Acht-Brücken-Festival in Cologne
  • 2011-2019: studies of music and german language and literature (B.A.) and music journalism (B.A., M.A.)
  • 2010-2019: free-lancing journalist i.a. for the cultural and local office of the newspaper Ruhr Nachrichten