Anne Kirstine Hermann

Multimedia Journalist

Anne Kirstine Hermann is s print and radio journalist based in Copenhagen, Denmark and New York, where she is a visiting scholar at New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Institute for Journalism. She was born in Aarhus in 1984 and received her BA in journalism from the University of Southern Denmark in January 2009. Trained as a news reporter at the news agency Ritzau in Copenhagen and Brussels, she pivoted to feature journalism. Anne has reported for Danish media from the Middle East, Latin America, the Arctic and the United States portraying refugee crises, global warming and American politics. Her work in foreign countries and with indigenous communities spurred her interest in cultural diversity causing her to pursue a master’s degree in anthropology from the New School for Social Research in New York, where she studied on a Fulbright Scholarship. Graduating in 2012, she went on to complete a PhD in journalism at the University of Southern Denmark in which she showed how journalism and anthropology can be combined in order to advance in-depth reporting. Alongside her research and reporting, Anne has taught news writing, journalism ethics and literary journalism for the past five years at universities and through the Danish Union of Journalists. She is currently working on a book on the human consequences of Danish colonialism in Greenland and will be traveling the country in May and June this year. The project will also be published as a radio documentary for the Danish Broadcasting Corporation and as a multimedia feature through the investigative Danish outlet Danwatch.