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Melanie Wieland

Since 1th of May 2000 Free-lance editor, author and conceptor for digital media. Teacher of online-editing and website concepts for journalists and editors.
Recent works:

    Articles in epd-medien  
    Article in Telepolis  
    Articles in the printed edition of de-bug  
    Concept for the worldsite of the pharmaceutical company of Novartis Tasks: Concept, editorial concept, tonality, editorial consulting, organization and training of the editorial board, editorial concept of the Content Management System; the site in its original conception won the best-internet-site-award of Swiss Harbour Club Tasks: consulting and planning of the Content Management System, main idea and rough concept  

December, 1th, 1998 to April, 30th, 2000 Editor at ARD Online-Kanal

    Informationen on ARD Online-Kanal  

April, 1th, 1998 to November, 30th, 1998 Online-editor of the official website of ARD.

    The official website of ARD  

25./26. October 1996 First award (10.000 DM) in an essay-writing-competition of Futurion (Wirtschaftswoche, Thyssen, Uni Witten-Herdecke) on the topic: »Information society in the nex millennium. chances and risks for human kind and culture«

    Wirtschaftwoche on the internet  
    Website of Thyssen  
    Homepage of the private University of Witten-Herdecke  

Summer semester 96 Lectureship at the University of Paderborn, Mass-Media Studies: »Electronic Publishing and the disappearance of writing«

    Homepage of the University of Paderborn  

Spring 1996 Paper on electronic publishing at the Leipzig bookfair

    Leipzig bookfair  

since April 1995 Free-lance concepter, editor and author

April, 4th, 1995 Magistra Artium

March, 1994 to August 1994 MA thesis on »Cultural critique in german language writing of the 80th and 90th« (credit 1 / A, awarded with a donation and a price for outstanding MA thesis on February, 2nd 1995)

July 1992 to October 1992 Studies at the University of Cape Town, South Africa

    University of Cape Town, South Africa  

October 1989 to April, 4th, 1995 Studies of Recent German Literature, American Literature, and Mass Media Studies at the University of Paderborn

    Homepage of the University of Paderborn  

August 1986 to January 1989 Apprenticeship as a typesetter; final examinations on January, 31th, 1989

1986 Secondary school exams

June, 30th, 1967 born in Marl/Westfalen