Dörte von der Reith, Communications Officer, Germany

Dörte von der Reith

Communications Officer, Germany

Dörte von der Reith joined IFAW in 2005 as a Communications Officer for the German office based in Hamburg. She started as press contact for the seals campaign, when IFAW Germany successfully worked to achieve a national ban for all seal products. She is in charge of press contacts, PR, advertising, publications and all campaign-related communications.

As a trained journalist, she worked for ten years for German publishing houses Verlagsgruppe Milchstrasse and Hubert Burda Media writing about movies, the film industry and entertainment. Before that Dörte was working in the film- and TV-industry as camera assistant and sound-engineer and took part in a one-year post-graduate training in moviemaking. She studied German literature, linguistics and media science at the University of Hamburg.