Sella Oneko is a freelance journalist working mainly for Deutsche Welle (DW) in Germany. She works for Deutsche Welle's Africa and social media programmes and has experience in online, radio, TV and social media. Prior to starting a career in journalism, she worked for the German Development Service in Malawi. Sella holds a master's degree in journalism and anthropology from City University in London and the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt respectively. Together with her trainee group at Deutsche Welle, she received the CNN Journalist Online Award 2015 for the multimedia project 'My grandma, the regime and I' which unveiled the group's family histories.